This section describes the implementation-defined characteristics of source code translation. It corresponds to section ``F.3.1 Translation'' of the ANSI document.
Diagnostic messages are generated on standard error. Diagnostics from the compiler are of the form:
"filename", line number: level:messagewhere level is ``error'' or ``warning''.
Diagnostics from other passes,
(such as the
command itself, or
may have a different form.