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digitalmars.D.bugs - [Issue 17245] New: Errors about expressions with no effect only are


          Issue ID: 17245
           Summary: Errors about expressions with no effect only are given
                    for basic types
           Product: D
           Version: D2
          Hardware: All
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P1
         Component: dmd
          Assignee: nobody puremagic.com
          Reporter: jack jackstouffer.com


void main () {
    Object a, b;
    a == b;

gives no error.

The problem lies, as ketmar put it, with opEquals

 oops. no more error messages. yes, i know that this invokes 
 `opEquals()`, and `opEquals()` can have side-effects. but what 
 are the chances of writing such code *intentionally*?
Here, the compiler can be helpful by outputing an error if the used opEquals is marked as pure. There's no way that a pure opEquals should be used in an expression with no effect. --
Mar 07 2017