Re: 'C' Operators precedence

Michael L. Galbraith (
Wed, 20 May 1998 19:41:02 +0200 (MET DST)

On Wed, 20 May 1998, Allanah Myles wrote:

> You _may_ be able to ask your compiler through a high level of -O to try
> and optimize ignoring the standard so long as it produces "equivalent
> output code," but I don't see any real added benefit from the compiler
> trying to outsmart the specification.

If the compiler did that, it couldn't be called a 'C' compiler. The
behavior must be (is) pre-defined in order to be useful.


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