Subject: Re: snprintf() problem or I am stupid C programmer
To: None <>
From: Ingolf Steinbach <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/18/2001 09:15:53
On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 09:29:57PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> gcc will allocate strings in text segment, which means they're read-only.

Doesn't that mean that the compiler should at least issue
a diagnostic if you implicitly cast away the const-ness
by saying char* xyz = "foo";?


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