Subject: Re: a new KNF (and some comments)
To: None <,>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/22/2000 13:01:13
In message <>, Christian E. Hopps writes:
>This argument continues but I'm wondering: ``Do we even have any of these
>whacko prototypes in our ABI?''  Its not worth arguing about how we
>might screw our users if we won't. :)

We have a few, most visibly the mathf() functions.

>I was under the impression that one was supposed _avoid_ using < int
>sized types, all the time, precisely becuase of the __P() lossage.

Yah, but a few sneak through - but in all those cases, we've already
broken the K&R ABI, and we're using ANSI prototypes.