Subject: Re: Problems with gdb under NetBSD 1.0
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 12/12/1994 14:13:50
> Never trust prototypes.  Always cast.  It's easier to read, maintain,
> and guaranteed to work and force it to do what you mean.

sorry, to this i have to say "yah, right."


for a long time, the second arg to lseek() was a 'long', and people would
commonly cast it that way.

Well, now, every instance of code that does that is broken.