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Re: [avr-gcc-list] warning: built-in function `index' declared asnon-fun

From: Christopher X. Candreva
Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] warning: built-in function `index' declared asnon-function
Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 08:15:00 -0400 (EDT)

> Joerg Wunsch wrote:
> > Strange that i've never seen that so far (i have used "index" as a
> > variable name occasionally before), but the historical note is that
> > index() used to be an alias name for strchr() (in old BSDs), so
> > obviously, gcc has some knowledge about this.

FWIW - index is still an active function according to the man pages under
linux glibc, along with rindex

If you have access to a linux (or any other Unix variant) and want to find
out what a function does, you can usually just type

man function

at a command prompt to view the docs.


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