Re: Strange C constructs

Alex Colvin <alexc@std.com>
27 Feb 2004 22:14:50 -0500

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From: Alex Colvin <alexc@std.com>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 27 Feb 2004 22:14:50 -0500
Organization: The World : www.TheWorld.com : Since 1989
References: 04-02-147
Keywords: C
Posted-Date: 27 Feb 2004 22:14:50 EST

>typedef int (procname)(int arg);


>According to K&R only /pointers/ to procedure-types can be constructed. Does
>there exist newer specs which allow to typedef procedures themselves?


that just means that you can't construct a (procname), only a (procname*).


void use(procname *f);


I would prefer this style for function typedefs, but I've seen it crash
at least one C compiler.


--
mac the naf



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