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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Is --enable-utf8 working everywhere?
Date Wed, 17 Jul 2002 18:10:12 GMT
Sascha Schumann wrote:
> > If 'errno' is a function call, how the heck does 'errno = 0;' do
> > anything? If it works because the compiler/system treats errno
> > as a integral value, then everything else is moot.
>     int *func_call();
>     #define errno *func_call()

Exactly... we're still back to integral values. Of course, returning
a *int and an int are different (and therefore the above can't be a
full implemetation), but the concept still implies that we're integral.

   Jim Jagielski   [|]   jim@jaguNET.com   [|]   http://www.jaguNET.com/
      "A society that will trade a little liberty for a little order
             will lose both and deserve neither" - T.Jefferson

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