Subject: Re: Just curious...
To: Noel Cragg <>
From: J.T. Conklin <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/22/1994 16:30:01
> Is it, as I guess, that the first is more correct than the second?


> That is, it would be possible to write a program which tried to modify
> the strings of sys_errlist -- for the first proto it would fail, but
> for the second it would compile just fine (provided you're doing gcc
> -Wall). 

It would compile fine, but would dump core when running.  In my opinion, A 
compile error is better than a run time error.