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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] RFC: use ISO C99 style struct initialization
From: George Bosilca (bosilca_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-19 14:29:05


I'm with you on that. Let's create a fake module using the ISO C99 naming scheme, and leave it to MTT to figure out where is breaks!

  george.

On Jan 19, 2011, at 14:23 , Nathan Hjelm wrote:

> I don't know if this has been discussed before or if this will break Windows (or some obscure platform) support but I would like to start using the ISO C99 style for struct initialization (see section 6.7.8, example 10 in http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg14/www/docs/n1124.pdf). Using this style would make mca code much easier to read. Any thoughts? Would this break something?
>
> Example:
> struct module_foo {
> char *bar;
> int baz;
> };
>
> struct foo foobar = {
> .bar = "foobar",
> .baz = 1
> };
>
> -Nathan
> HPC-3, LANL
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