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Re: [PATCH] manual: Update alloca and variable length array documentation
- From: Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat dot com>
- To: Carlos O'Donell <carlos at redhat dot com>, GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:28:07 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] manual: Update alloca and variable length array documentation
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On 08/11/2017 03:11 PM, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> On 08/11/2017 05:53 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> I'm resubmitting my old documentation patch (from early 2016) for
>> I reinstated the mention of GNU compiler compatibility for strdupa and
> Thanks for the updated reference to the previous conversation with Paul Eggert.
> I read that as a reference for this review.
> The changes look good to me, they are better than what we had before.
> At a high level we are removing the limitation about use in parameter lists,
> and adding warnings about security, all good to me.
What about this node name?
@c Node name preserved for backwards compatibility; the correct
@c terminology is ``variable length array''.
@node GNU C Variable-Size Arrays
@subsubsection ISO C Variable Length Arrays
@cindex variable length arrays
Should I change it, potentially invalidating hyperlinks?
The node name is quite visible even in the HTML version.