div.c and other questions

Brian Hurt bhurt at spnz.org
Mon Sep 27 17:05:07 CEST 2004

On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, Patrick Pelissier wrote:

> > The problem is that MSVC implemented the 'near' keyword as a modifier to 
> > pointers, like 'const'.  So you could have:
> >     mp_limb_t near * foo_p;
> > (foo_p is a near pointer to an mp_limb_t).  
> > 
> > I agree that this is a non-conformance to the standard.  But this is also 
> > the company that gave us WinMain().
>  Aren't there any flags/options to remove this checking?

I don't think so, but it's been quite some time since I've played with 

Hopefully, someone who has access to the documentation will be more

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