Subject: Re: Curious SYNOPSIS in signal(3)
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/26/2002 13:50:31
On Wed 26 Jun 2002 at 11:27:44 +0200, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> Indeed, I find the form using typedef easier to parse, too. It's much
> more obvious that the returned value is pointer to a function.

and that the returned function is of the same type as the function that
you pass in. Which is not very clear from the expanded form, either.

> I'm going to update the manpage to use typedef.

Good idea.

> Jaromir
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