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Re: lynx-dev Dead code removal

From: Kim DeVaughn
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Dead code removal
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 07:49:44 -0800

On Mon, Mar 08, 1999, John Bley (address@hidden) said:
| > Also, as Tom pointed out, some fn()'s are called in obscure and circuitous
| > ways.  I dunno if lynx ever calls fn()'s through pointers, but that is one
| > other thing to lookout for.
| Yes, several times a macro such as
| #define foobar(x)  HTDoSomethingNotCalledFoobar(x)
| is done, among other very weird things.  If they're called through
| pointers, I'd see the pointer being assigned, unless somebody is sick
| enough to guess at the offset of the method in the binary before it's
| compiled.

Actually, I was thinking of an array of fn() pointers, which then get
called by array element references, but yes, you *should* see the fn()
names as array initializers, if nothing else.

Have fun ...


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