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Re: [H5part] SVN access available for contributions?

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  • From: Achim Gsell <Achim.Gsell AT>
  • To: h5part AT
  • Subject: Re: [H5part] SVN access available for contributions?
  • Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 16:12:11 +0100
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  • List-id: H5Part development and discussion <>
  • Organization: Paul Scherrer Institut

On Monday 12 March 2007 15:07, John Biddiscombe wrote:
> > I have no idea about MicroSoft C-compilers! Anyone else?
> >
> OK. I just looked again at the errors and now I realize what has
> happened. The H5Part.c and H5Block.c files are declaring variables
> within the body of the function (i.e. not at the start of the function
> scope). According to c99 or some other spec, the variables should be
> defined before use. I can't find a flag in MSVC to turn off this checking.
> When compiling as C++, the restriction is lifted and there's no problem.

C99 allows variable declaration anywhere inside a function, not just at the
top. AFAIK there is no variable declaration *after* the first use in H5Part,
otherwise this must be fixed.


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