Subject: Re: scan_ffs from OpenBSD ported and improved.
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/10/2005 11:28:25
On Jun 6, 2005, at 8:27 PM, der Mouse wrote:

> There are a number of points on which I disagree with
> /usr/share/misc/style; dogmatism about whitespace was just the one I
> happened to mention.  There are only two points on which I really  
> think
> it is out-and-out wrong: (1) the use of old-style definitions, since
> they are incompatible, in general, with prototyped declarations (I
> think gcc is wrong to allow a prototype to rewrite an old-style
> definition into the related prototype definition...

I think you're referencing a very old version of the style guide...  
it has had ANSI prototypes and decls since March 2000.

-- thorpej