Re: [Rd] Declaration of RuleThickness() in src/main/plotmath.c (PR#7380)

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Fri 19 Nov 2004 - 08:31:48 EST

huber@ebi.ac.uk writes:

> Full_Name: Wolfgang Huber
> Version: R-2.0.1
> OS: HP-UX B.11.23 ia64
> Submission from: (NULL) (81.104.215.6)
>
>
> Hi,
>
> I hope I am not missing something basic... I am using a somewhat exotic compiler
> and OS, but if I understand what I am seeing the problem is more general:
>
> In src/main/plotmath.c, the following function is defined
>
> /* Thickness of rules */
> static double RuleThickness()
> {
> return 0.015;
> }
>
> but later it is called in expressions like
>
> RuleThickness(gc, dd)
>
> This leads to a compiler error:
>
> cc +DD64 -I../../src/extra/zlib -I../../src/extra/bzip2 -I../../src/extra/pcre
> -I. -I../../src/include -I../../src/include -I/usr/local/include -DHAVE_CONFIG_H
> -O +e -c plotmath.c -o plotmath.o
> Error 181: "plotmath.c", line 255 # Expected 0 argument(s) for "double
> RuleThickness()"; had 2 instead.
> + 3.51 * RuleThickness(gc, dd)
>
>
> It would appear that the function definition should include the argument
> (R_GE_gcontext *gc, GEDevDesc *dd), like in the other functions that are defined
> around there.

It appears like that to me too, but why, oh why, hasn't any of the other compilers been complaining about it???? (Perhaps this is actually legal ANSI C, and compilers are only supposed to barf if you declare statid double RuleThickness(void)?)

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