Re: [Rd] Strict-prototypes definitions in R includes

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2008 22:36:55 +0000 (GMT)

I think the answer is 'it depends'.

On Sun, 27 Jan 2008, Laurent Gautier wrote:

> Dear list,
>
> Whenever the flag "-Wstrict-prototypes" is set in gcc, compiling code that
> includes headers in lib/R/include generates often warnings
> (example with R-2.6.1:
> Rinternals.h:560: warning: function declaration isn't a prototype
> ).
>
> All such warnings I looked at were about functions with empty
> signatures declared
> as "bar foo();" rather than "bar foo(void);". Is there a reason, or is
> this just an oversight in the include files ?

It seems you were rather selective in your looking.

>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Laurent

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