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Re: [avr-gcc-list] Typdef chick 'n egg situation.. way out ?

From: Dean Ferreyra
Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] Typdef chick 'n egg situation.. way out ?
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 10:14:03 -0800
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Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Jan 2009 09:33:43 -0800
> Dean Ferreyra <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Also, Vince, do you really mean to use a "flexible array" for the
>> items field; i.e., leaving the size of items unspecified?
> Yes.. well it's just out of convenience really. When I
> define/initialise a structure of that type, I just fill it in with
> whatever number of items a given menu/submenu happens to have, then
> GCC finds out by itself how many items there are, and sizes the array
> accordingly.
> It's like when initialising strings: char text[] = ""blah blah"; 
> it's too much to count how many characters there are in each and every
> string you define, GCC is much quicker (and more reliable) at counting
> letters than I am ! ;-)

Sounds good.  Just checking!  :)


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