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Bug 3253

Summary: stdin, stdout, sterr in stdio.h no longer usable as initializers
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: rshapiro
Component: glibcAssignee: Cristian Gafton <gafton>
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Description rshapiro 1999-06-03 20:11:58 UTC
In glibc-devel-2.1.1-6 a gratuitous change to
stdio.h/libio.h was made which prevents stdin, stderr and
stdout from being used as initializers.

The code below complies on every system I've tried *except*
the latest glibc-devel-2.1.1.

#include <stdio.h>
FILE *x = stdout;

An (unnacceptable) workaround is to use
_IO_stdout.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-03 20:34:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 3137 ***