Subject: Re: ARGSUSED and friends
To: Dan Winship <danw@MIT.EDU>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/14/2000 16:56:48
On Fri, 14 Jan 2000, Dan Winship wrote:

> Have you ever actually caught a bug in a program by having lint point
> out to you that you weren't void-casting the result of a function?

	A missed error return check which caused some severe problems.

	Not that I do not favour adjusting lint to make it more useful.
	I've found lint catch some good things that gcc -W<war_and_peace>