Mixed C/C++ build environment

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Mixed C/C++ build environment

Post by dg1980 » Tue Oct 11, 2016 12:40 pm

Could you write an explicit chapter on how to deal with this situation in the next version of the standard?
For example, i don't think this is what MISRA intended: http://support.gimpel.com/forums/225702 ... th-mixed-c
Also, consider adding exceptions to some rules in the context of headers being included in both C and C++ modules:

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#ifndef FOO_H
#define FOO_H

#define MAGIC_CONSTANT 123456/*Violates MISRA C++ Rule 16-2-2, but is fine in C and changing would require storage in C (effiency)*/
typedef int int32_t;

#ifdef __cplusplus
extern "C"

int32_t foo_api(void);

#ifdef __cplusplus

Thank you very much.

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