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Re: Add 'const' to an API pointer?

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2004-11-17 21:09:33 CET

John Szakmeister <john@szakmeister.net> writes:

> Julian Foad wrote:
>> I suppose I can't do this because it breaks binary compatibility?
> Correct. IIRC, C-Mike, Philip Martin, and a few others discussed this
> in the last several weeks on the list.

My reading of the C standard is that adding const like this could
cause undefined behaviour. That said, I know of no C implementation
where it would cause a problem.

Philip Martin
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Received on Wed Nov 17 21:09:59 2004

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