Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: Julian Coleman <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/22/2000 09:14:51
On Sat, 22 Jan 2000 17:00:08 +0000 
 Julian Coleman <> wrote:

 > Well, I think it's strange that the spec. has printf() taking `const char *'
 > and printw() (which calls printf() without modifying the format string) taking
 > `char *'.  I'm not averse to changing it back.  Does it matter if it doesn't
 > meet the spec. (one of the goals we have with the curses overhaul is to meet
 > SUSv2)?

In this case, I'm almost positive that there won't be any adverse effects
to having the prototype be a const char *.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>