Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker wrote:
> In message on Wed, 8 Nov 2006 21:59:19 -0800, "David Schwartz" said:
>
> davids> You are correct, but that's not the issue. The issue is this
> davids> simple -- if you are going to call a function whose types you
> davids> don't know (through a prototype), you must cast each type you
> davids> pass to the type the function expects. End of story. OpenSSL
> davids> does not do this. This is not valid C whether or not the type
> davids> sizes are the same.
>
> So basically, you're saying that K&R-style functions (non-prototyped)
> aren't handled in a pre-prototype manner any more? That's a fairly
> extreme change of how C used to work. While I understand such a
> change, it's going to break quite a lot of things that still have
> non-prototyped functions.
>
> Can you provide something in the C standard that supports this change?


Clearly this argument only applies to prototyped functions.

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