[Bug c/6614] [-Wconversion] incorrect conversion warning for function taking a short
------- Additional Comments From jsm at polyomino dot org dot uk 2004-04-27 14:44 -------
Subject: Re: [-Wconversion] incorrect conversion warning for
function taking a short
On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, falk at debian dot org wrote:
> No, the message really means what it says. This warning was designed for people
> who also use compilers which do not support prototypes. Nowadays, it is very
> unlikely to be useful for anybody; IMHO we might as well remove it.
My proposal has been to usurp the option name for "warn for any implicit
conversion that may change a value", which would at least have uses (e.g.
catching some signed/unsigned security issues); and I don't care much
about whether the other existing warnings remain available under
-Wconversion-traditional. Implementing this has however never been a
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