Subject: Re: main return...
To: Not for internal consumption <email@example.com>
From: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/28/1996 06:23:26
Not for internal consumption <greywolf@defender.VAS.viewlogic.com> wrote:
> John Woods sez:
> - Ty Sarna says of "void main()":
> - > Shoot, look at all the quite experienced C programmers who don't know
> - > it's not allowed!
> - Look at all the "quite experienced" C programmers who don't know that
> - a[i] = i++;
> - is not allowed.
> According to the rules of ordinal evaluation:
>  binds first, left to right, so we have a[i].
> ++ binds next, right to left, so i is now i+1.
> = binds last, right to left, so a[i] has the value i+1.
> Of course, when compiled, the ++ gets eval'd *AFTER* the assignment
> (StunOS 4.x standard compiler AND gcc do this -- is this right?).
> [Followups to that last question to be redirected to email@example.com,
> let's not start YAS semantics war.]
> I don't know a compiler that would reject the code. Of course, that
> speaks loudly for the state of education among compiler writers, I
Can we please move this somewhere else, like comp.lang.c?
I fail to see how this is even remotely related to netbsd-current.