[ECOS] Namespace pollution

Jonathan Larmour jifl@eCosCentric.com
Tue Mar 4 15:18:00 GMT 2003


Andrew Lunn wrote:
> [Puts on "Knows nothing about C++" hat]
> 
> Isn't it the compiler thats broken? key and destructor are for us
> humans. All the compiler needs is pthread_key_t * and void (*) (void
> *). The compile should take destructor as a comment and not a symbol.

Not if the typedef came first! Even were that true, the application would 
also have been entitled to do:

#define destructor void *

as a poor man's typedef.

Jifl
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