Subject: Re: Lint not called by
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/09/2004 12:13:48
In article <>,
David Laight <> wrote:
>> IMHO it would be more correct to always lint, and progs which are not
>> lint-clean (can't everything be made lint-clean?  With a few lint keywords to
>> ignore some errors, perhaps) can explicitly disable lint.
>And IMHO lint barfs at stuff which is perfectly legal C, and has to be
>silenced by adding casts which allow through code which ought to
>complained about.
>In particular having to cast one integral type to another leaves you
>open to accidentally supplying a pointer type.

You don't "have" to do this. A linted comment would work too.