Magnus Hagander <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Gregory Stark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>>> Can we just disable const checking for MSVCC in general without using the
>>> #pragmas? It clearly doesn't understand how const works making that warning
>>> from it useless.
>> +1 ... any useful warning of this kind will be had from other compilers.

> Sure, there are a couple of places we can do it:
> 1) We can add the pragma at the top of the file, which will turn it off
> for that file, but keep it for other files.
> 2) We can turn it off on a per-project basis, meaning we turn it off for
> the entire backend and the entire psql, but not for other EXEs and DLLs.
> 3) We can just turn it off for everything

> Note that it'll of course turn off the warning in *all* cases, not just
> the "free const chra **"-one.

> Which way would be preferred?

Turning it off globally is what I had in mind, and I assume Greg too.
The point is that if MSVC gets this case wrong, then it probably gets
many other cases wrong, and we shouldn't have to work around them one
at a time.

                        regards, tom lane

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