efopen.c (about void voids)

John Woods john at frog.UUCP
Fri Oct 25 02:59:46 AEST 1985

> I've had it. I'm going to write a book, called *HOW TO WRITE PORTABLE C
> #define void int /* remove this line if your compiler knows about void */
Although I am sure that someone has a compiler for which the following will
not make sense, in general the construct

#ifndef lint
#define void int

allows one to have one's cake and eat it too.

John Woods, Charles River Data Systems, Framingham MA, (617) 626-1101
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