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Re: LDAP_CONST in sort.c in client libldap (ITS#436)
At 08:42 AM 2/1/00 -0700, Steven Sonntag wrote:
>I was trying to understand why have LDAP_CONST at all. What is the need.
>What do the public headers need LDAP_CONST. The IETF draft
>makes no use of LDAP_CONST.
The IETF draft states:
Implementations specifically designed to be used with non-ISO C
translators SHOULD provide function declarations without prototypes
or function prototypes without specification of 'const' arguments.
>So why not s/LDAP_CONST/const/ for everything ?
The use of the macros (LDAP_CONST,LDAP_P,etc) allows someone with a
non-ANSI C application to include the header and use the SDK.