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Re: C99

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 15:49:56 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 20 Sep 2022, Christoph M. Becker wrote:

> In my opinion, it makes sense to rely on some of the newer language
> capabilities, but note that MSVC does not support all required language
> features of C99 (only C11 and C17 are supported by recent versions). This
> means in particular that variable length arrays are not supported (and
> likely never will).

Good points. Someone on twitter also highligted for me that "the list of C99
features you listed isn't compatible with C++ (only an issue if people insist
on compiling curl in C++ mode)".

Although I will admit I don't know which those incompatible features are. I
try hard to forget my C++ =)

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