Method Reporter()->report()

Method report

void report(SeverityLevel severity, string filename, int(1..) linenumber, string subsystem, string message, mixed ... extra_args)


Report a diagnostic from the compiler.

Parameter severity

The severity of the diagnostic.

Parameter filename
Parameter linenumber

Location which triggered the diagnostic.

Parameter subsystem

Compiler subsystem that generated the diagnostic.

Parameter message

sprintf()-style formatting string with the diagnostic message.

Parameter extra_args

Extra arguments to sprintf().

The default implementation does the following:

If there's no master object yet, the diagnostic is UTF8-encoded and output to Stdio.stderr.


In Pike 7.8 and earlier MasterObject()->report() was not called.

In Pike 8.0 the fallback output was not UTF8-encoded.

See also