need C help, passing char buffer by-value....
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Mon Oct 19 03:46:23 UTC 2009
On Sun, 18 Oct 2009 23:30:49 -0400, Robert Huff <roberthuff at rcn.com> wrote:
> Glen Barber writes:
> > >> // redo, skip TAGS
> > >
> > > Is this C or C++ source code? I always thought // was C++
> > > specific...
> > >
> > "//" comments are recognized by both C and C++.
> How about "... are recognized by both C++ and more recent versions
> of C."?
That's what I thought. In fact, I *had* C programs containing
the // comments, but they failed to compile. After changing
the // to /* ... */ it worked. Maybe that's not an issue anymore,
but I've been told by a long-time C programmer that // should
be kept out of C code for maximum compatibility.
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