On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Tom Tromey <tro...@redhat.com> wrote:
>>>>>> "Gaby" == Gabriel Dos Reis <g...@integrable-solutions.net> writes:
> Manuel> So, in fact, libcpp is buggy for not implementing this (as can be seen
> Manuel> in emacs). If/When libcpp is fixed, the column info will be correct
> Manuel> for tabs. And then, one may care about printing tabs as anything
> Manuel> different from a single space. But until then, a single space is a
> Manuel> good as anything. In fact this is what is done in c-ppoutput.c.
> Gaby> I would not necessarily say that libcpp is buggy in this aspect.
> Gaby> However, I do agree that removing the tab expansion simplifies
> Gaby> the code and is better.
> Unfortunately I think it really is buggy. Other GNU programs, including
> Emacs, already conform to the GCS here. Arguably the GCS made the wrong
> decision, but it is already baked in all over.