void dispatch_rpc() returns a value
billmedland at mercuryspeed.com
Sat May 27 18:31:45 CDT 2006
On May 27, 2006 03:51 pm, Robert Shearman wrote:
> Bang Jun-Young wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I wonder how this has been possible so far:
> > if (!params) return RpcRaiseException(E_OUTOFMEMORY);
> > debugstr_guid(&ipid)); return RpcRaiseException(hr);
> > dispatch_rpc() shouldn't return anything since it's a void
> > function, but it actually does.
> Thank you for reviewing the code.
> RpcRaiseException is also a void function.
> Rather than write:
> I chose to write:
> return RpcRaiseException(hr);
> I didn't think the latter would be confusing as I assumed
> everyone would know that C compilers would warn if you tried
> to return a vale from a void function. Also, even if it did
> return something when it shouldn't, it wouldn't affect the
> calling function on x86 since the eax register would have been
> assumed to be trashed anyway.
I find it confusing and the C standard (1999) explicitly states
that it is not permitted.
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