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Re: alloca again

On Tue, Oct 04, 2022 at 12:21:08AM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 03, 2022 at 12:31:42PM +0000, nia wrote:
> > I'd argue that providing alloca(3) as anything except a compiler
> > builtin is a bug, and that kind of thing should never be used.
> Well, if you are in strict C/C++ standard mode, alloca should not exist
> because it is not part of the standard. If you are in GNU-extended mode,
> the builtin logic for it will trigger. Not leaking extra macros has its
> advantage.

Would you agree that we shouldn't have a definition for alloca in our
headers since it should be handled by the compiler, then?

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