Subject: Re: Question regarding the array of size 0.
To: Todd Whitesel <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/30/2001 01:49:07
In message <>, Todd Whitesel writes:
>Just put a 1-element array at the end of your header struct, and account for
>it when you work out how much extra space to allocate. C memory layout rules
>guarantee that this usage will have the desired effect.

Nope, not portable.  The implementation is allowed to bust you for
overstepping the bounds of the array.  :)

The only portable solution is the new feature in C99.