cygwin g++ strictness

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Oct 30 22:35:00 GMT 2008

John Emmas wrote:
> When compiling things under cygwin I'm noticing that the compiler is very
> strict about things like typedef'd variables.  For example if 'gint' is
> typedef'd as int and 'int32' is also typedef'd as int I can't pass an int32
> to a function that requires gint.  This means I'm having to put dozens of
> casts all over the place.  Is there any way to avoid this?  e.g. a compiler
> switch that would make the compiler a bit more lenient?

This is gcc/g++ question, not a Cygwin one.  Please find an appropriate
forum to ask this question if you can't find it in the available


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