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Re: Building on Win32 with VS2005

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-11-09 17:35:26 CET

Steven Kirk wrote:
>>> .\threadproc\win32\proc.c(353) : warning C4996: 'getenv' was
>>> declared deprecated
>>> C:\VS2005\VC\include\stdlib.h(483) : see declaration of
>>> 'getenv'
>>> Message: 'This function or variable may be unsafe. Consider
>>> using _dupenv_s instead. To disable deprecation, use
>>> _CRT_SECURE_NO_DEPRECATE. See online help for details.'
>> Aargh! So now #*$@^*&! Microsoft is "deprecating" ISO-C standard
>> functions, the fscking bastards.
> From http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/8ef0s5kh
> It should be noted that in this context, "deprecated" just means that
> a function's use is not recommended; it does not indicate that the
> function is scheduled to be removed from the CRT.
Then they should jolly well pick up a dictionary and learn the language.

And it's about time compilers stopped trying to be smarter than people.
Granted that your average run-of-the-mill programmer is a moron, it's
not the compiler's responsibility to educate them.

-- Brane

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Received on Wed Nov 9 17:36:26 2005

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