Subject: Re: port-hp300/3361: "unknown keyboard type" revisited
To: None <netbsd-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/19/1997 20:10:42
> [...]  The reason for this lies in gcc/ld not handling external
> references correctly in our case when we pull in a "char a[]" by
> using "extern char *a"; [...]

This is not a bug in gcc or ld; writing "extern char *a" to refer to
"char a[]" is a program bug and always has been, just as much as
writing "extern int a" to refer to "double a" is and has been.

					der Mouse

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