[ntp:questions] Re: Does anybody still need ntp to build with K&R C?
Richard B. Gilbert
rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Wed May 25 14:54:58 UTC 2005
Harlan Stenn wrote:
>I'd like to remove the requirement that NTP builds with K&R C, and start
>assuming we have an ANSI C compiler.
>Does anybody object to this?
Sounds good to me! K&R permitted a lot of sloppy coding practices that
cause strict ANSI C to generate error or warning messages.
Which ANSI C standard did you plan to conform to? ANSI 77 was a pretty
good standard but I have read some negative comments about later
standards (ANSI 99??) being internally inconsistent and incompatible
with earlier versions.
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