Subject: Re: Global variable name which equals to func name causes coredump(gcc).
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/28/2007 15:27:04
In article <200709281523.LAA14427@Sparkle.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>,
der Mouse  <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> wrote:
>> Variables beginning with "_" are reserved for the implementation.
>> Applications aren't allowed to use any variables starting with "_".
>Except as exported by the implementation; consider _res and __progname.

Both mistakes that have cost portability over the years :-)