[Mono-bugs] [Bug 78422][Wis] Changed - [REGRESSION] Parsing unsafe pointer value assignment

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Changed by grompf at sublimeintervention.com.


--- shadow/78422	2006-05-17 06:48:33.000000000 -0400
+++ shadow/78422.tmp.24423	2006-05-17 10:23:13.000000000 -0400
@@ -80,6 +80,22 @@
 disambiguation rule to parse the code other than how mcs does.  The
 compiler has to _know_ that it's a cast as soon as it sees (int), and
 it doesn't need any further lookahead.  Casts bind tighter than
 So, I'm changing this to NOTABUG.
+------- Additional Comments From grompf at sublimeintervention.com  2006-05-17 10:23 -------
+  I have changed the code that exposed this (in fact the "erroneous" cast was there because 
+of a old mcs bug that required it a long time ago) but I personally disagree with NOTABUG.  
+I know we dont bug track microsoft in every instance; but in the COMPILER?  We should be 
+compiling the same code they do (in my opinion).
+  Its a process desicion rather than a technical one; I just want to wave the flag that if they 
+compile it; I think we probably should as well.
+  Admittedly this is a edge case.

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