Subject: Re: main return...
To: Not for internal consumption <>
From: Herb Peyerl <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/28/1996 06:23:26
Not for internal consumption <>  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,
 >  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
 > suppose...


Can we please move this somewhere else, like comp.lang.c? 

I fail to see how this is even remotely related to netbsd-current.