MSVCRT: Re-implement *printf

Mike Hearn mike at
Fri Jan 7 11:04:21 CST 2005

On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 08:46:25 -0800, Juan Lang wrote:
> Style point:  (*pointer).whatever is written a bit more easily as
> pointer->whatever.  That'd make your new patch a good bit more readable.

Are they even equivalent? My impression was that (*pointer).whatever would
make a temporary copy on the stack, set it, and then immediately throw
away that copy. So it wouldn't actually set it at all.

If there's a finer point of C I missed here then please do enlighten me ...

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