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    SubjectRe: gcc fixed size char array initialization bug - known?
    On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 10:26:37PM +0200, Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
    > Worse yet, K&R explicitely writes:
    > <quote>
    > char pattern[] = "ould";
    > is a shorthand for the longer but equivalent
    > char pattern[] = { 'o', 'u', 'l', 'd', '\0' };
    > </quote>
    > In the latter spelling gcc < 4.2 DOES warn too.

    Does warn for what? Array with known size? Sure, so it should - you
    have excess initializer list elements.

    Note the [] in the quoted - it does matter.

    Again, it's perfectly legitimate to use string literal to initialize
    any kind of array of character type. \0 goes there only if there's
    space for it; if array size is unknown, the space is left. That's it.
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