Re: ideas

Alan Cox (
Tue, 7 May 1996 22:35:53 +0100 (BST)

> That's obviously a good start, but it looks like there's still a lot of
> work to be done before g++ is happy. (Most of the below is warnings,
> but it does complain about a few switch statements which could let some
> input fall through, casting from void *'s to char *'s (why would anyone
> use void* like that?) etc.) Here's output from just init/main.c:

Feel free to sort it. I guess its mostly subtle things and a check
wouldnt do anyone any harm.

> Good point - How different is gcc with those parameters from g++ in its
> type checking? Do prototypes like int foo(); suspend type-checking or
> anything along those lines?

The compiler with -Wall whinges that there is no prototype for function X
and you get warnings.