[m-rev.] for review: Uncomment help text for --warn-suspicious-recursion.
jfischer at opturion.com
Tue Feb 11 12:21:13 AEDT 2020
On Tue, 11 Feb 2020, Peter Wang wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Feb 2020 11:45:58 +1100 (AEDT), Julien Fischer <jfischer at opturion.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 11 Feb 2020, Peter Wang wrote:
>>> Uncomment help text for --warn-suspicious-recursion.
>>> (It was already documented in the user guide.)
>>> Add --warn-suspicious-recursion as new to the 20.01 release.
>> You can't change the 20.01 release after its released. Add this
>> to the 20.01.1 NEWS and mention that the feature was present in 20.01
>> but not properlyl documented.
> How about this:
> diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
> index 6bdc5e67e..7b07427dc 100644
> --- a/NEWS
> +++ b/NEWS
> @@ -29,6 +29,11 @@ NEWS for Mercury 20.01.1
> This is a bug-fix release.
> +* We have added a new option `--warn-suspicious-recursion` that asks the
> + compiler to warn about recursive calls which are likely to have problems,
> + such as leading to infinite recursion. (This feature was present in the
> + 20.01 release but not announced.)
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