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Re: [Bug-gnubg] output.h outputf "..."

From: Michael Petch
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] output.h outputf "..."
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:53:54 -0600
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On 2015-03-30 9:19 PM, Eric Sepich wrote:
> If "..." was a part of the C++ language I was not aware. This use of
> "..." must then be defined somewhere in the source code. Could I get
> some more information on what "..." is referencing in this case?

... (aka ellipsis) is used to define variadic functions. It is a feature
supported both in C and C++ . printf which can take a variable number of
arguments uses this method.

cppreference.com has C++ information:


ISO C information can be found here:


Michael Petch
GNU Backgammon Maintainer / Developer
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