|RDP on Minix-386 email@example.com (1997-01-26)|
|Re: RDP on Minix-386 aswNS@hamp.hampshire.edu (1997-01-29)|
|Re: RDP on Minix-386 firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-01-30)|
|From:||email@example.com (Richard A. O'Keefe)|
|Date:||30 Jan 1997 22:34:31 -0500|
|Organization:||Comp Sci, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia|
firstname.lastname@example.org (Fred Joseph Scipione) writes:
>One of the porting challenges was when the ACK compiler protested that
>some functions were called with more arguments than its limit.
>Although I have gotten past that problem, I am curious to know if I am
>correct in the assumption that the ANSI spec. explicitly permits a
>limit for the number of arguments to a variadic function? If so, I
>can report the problem as a legitimate "bug" which needs my fix :-).
220.127.116.11 Translation limits
-- 31 arguments in one function call.
The C standard does indeed explicitly give a limit for the number
of arguments to *any* call. If the ACK compiler accepts 31 arguments
and rejects 32, it is within its rights, and you should thank it for
telling you about a portability problem in the code.
Richard A. O'Keefe; http://www.cs.rmit.edu.au/%7Eok; RMIT Comp.Sci.
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