MSVCRT: Re-implement *printf

Bill Medland billmedland at
Fri Jan 7 11:43:54 CST 2005

On January 7, 2005 09:04 am, Mike Hearn wrote:
> 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.


I don't think so.

Not when I tried it 30 seconds ago.

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

Bill Medland
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