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Re: compiling with xlc

From: Luca Saiu
Subject: Re: compiling with xlc
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 23:26:05 +0100
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On 2021-03-02 at 23:12 +0100, Bruno Haible wrote:

> Hi Luca,
>> > 1506-120 (W) Function cannot return a const qualified type.
>> I am actually not sure about this one; is it because the returned union
>> has a pointer-to-const member?
> It's because the function returns a 'const <some_struct>'. If you change the
> return type to '<some_struct>', the warning goes away.

You are right.  For some reason it has seemed to me that the first of
the three prototypes did not in fact return a const object, but now I
see that they are all similar.

Sorry for the noise.

Luca Saiu
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