Problem with the string

Segher Boessenkool segher@kernel.crashing.org
Fri Nov 24 15:31:00 GMT 2006


> Well, I'm about to give up, but I'll ask one last question.  You see,
> the question you're asking doesn't make any sense.  No correct C or
> C++ can possibly be affected by whether literal strings are in
> writable memory or not, so your request is utterly baffling.

Some really ancient (pre-ISO C) code requires it.  Older GCC versions
had a -fwritable-strings option for this.

Your suggestion to fix the code is of course the right way to go :-)


Segher



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