Re: [cc65] Function prototyping - different in CC65?

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From: Groepaz (
Date: 2003-03-06 00:16:16

On Wednesday 05 March 2003 17:26, Ullrich von Bassewitz wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 03:45:58PM +0100, Groepaz wrote:
> > > surely there must be others who've migrated from MS C++ to CC65 who
> > > undestand the frustration.
> >
> > just the frustrating bit is M$ C++, not cc65 :o) keep in mind that cc65
> > tries to be as close to the standard (ANSI/POSIX) as possible, which M$
> > never even remotely cared about.
> I'm definitely no Microsoft fan, but their compiler is pretty standard
> compliant. Yes, it has a rand() function and this function is defined in
> stdlib.h as the standard says it has to be.
> There are problem with Microsoft compilers, but as far as the C standard
> goes, the compiler is quite ok.

mmmh well :o) i've had a couple of situations were M$ compiler would fail even 
for pretty simple c-code (not even c++) :o) i've sent more than a bunch of 
"bugreports" (they have other shiny names for that stuff at M$ :=P) some 
years ago actually...maybe it has become better lately, i have to admit that 
i dont know that (nor do i care hehe).

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