Re: lib/transfer.c: checkhttpprefix() assignment of value to const parameter?
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 00:24:16 -0400 (EDT)
On Tue, 22 May 2007, Dan Fandrich wrote:
> On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 11:31:22PM -0400, Andre Guibert de Bruet wrote:
>> Maybe it's late and I should get some sleep, but it appears that in
>> 7.16.2's lib/transfer.c:201, the assignment of s = scratch is invalid as s
>> is a const char * parameter to the checkhttpprefix() function. This code
>> is only in the CURL_DOES_CONVERSION case. What systems require/use this
> IBM mainframes using native EBCDIC encoding.
>> I don't see how this source file would compile without errors on
>> such a system.
> It's a pointer to a constant char, not a constant pointer to a char. Since
> s is more restrictive than scratch, it's a valid assignment.
I knew that! I will try not to send late-night emails in the future. Sorry
for the noise. ;-)
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Received on 2007-05-23