I: VC++5.0 stdarg.h works in cygwin32

Mumit Khan khan@xraylith.wisc.edu
Sat Aug 22 08:18:00 GMT 1998

On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, Michael Czapski wrote:

> Hello,
> For a multi-platform project I had a need to use variable length argument lists 
> in C.  In VC++ (just the C part :-)) the stdarg.h was included and the code 
> works using va_start, va_end, etc..  The same code, compiled with gcc in the 
> cygwin32 environment breaks as there is no stdarg.h provided either in the 
> B19.x or in EGCS and varargs.h, which is provided in both, is non-ANSI.  For 
> these who are interested the VC++5.0 stdarg.h, copied with no changes, will 
> work just fine in the cygwin32 environment and will provide ANSI variable 
> argument list support.

Every version of gcc for mingw32/cygwin32/what-not has always come with
stdarg.h and varargs.h as part of gcc. Did you do a file search and come
up empty? If so, there is something wrong with the distribution.


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