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SubjectRe: RFC: booleans and the kernel
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le ven 25-01-2002 à 22:24, Timothy Covell a écrit :
> On Thursday 24 January 2002 14:39, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
> >
> > The compiler _will_ turn if(a==0) into a test of a with itself rather than
> > a comparison against a constant. Since PDP days, no doubt.
>
> I thought that the whole point of booleans was to stop silly errors
> like
>
> if ( x = 1 )
> {
> printf ("\nX is true\n");
> }
> else
> {
> # we never get here...
> }
>

gcc already warns you about such errors.

Xav

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