Parsing error, errr LACK of parsing error

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at
Wed Jun 27 23:24:27 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jun 27, 2007 at 03:21:27PM -0700, John F Sandhoff wrote:
> On V1 this conf entry throws an error ("Expecting a parameter or
> declaration"). But on V3, this line is fine. Why is it not an error?

As I recall, it gets parsed as a useless executable statement.

It's an unfortunate dark and web covered corner of the parser that
no one has taken a torch to yet.

Definitely a bug.

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