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Re: Function pointers and #defines

To: "Daniel Jacobowitz" <dan@debian.org>
Subject: Re: Function pointers and #defines
From: "Justin Carlson" <justinca@cs.cmu.edu>
Date: 30 May 2002 12:58:44 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020530195052.GA10587@branoic.them.org>
References: <1022787167.14210.472.camel@ldt-sj3-022.sj.broadcom.com> <20020530195052.GA10587@branoic.them.org>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Thu, 2002-05-30 at 12:50, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > but the latter is both clearer and shorter.  Is there some deep,
> > mystical C reason that we use the former, or did someone do it that way
> > a long time ago and no one has changed it?
> 
> At a guess, this prevents taking the address of the function
> unintentionally...

But if you're writing code in such a way that the compiler type checking
doesn't flag this, you deserve what you get.  (IMHO, of course.  :)

-Justin


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