[Ffmpeg-devel] Matroska Patch
Sat Mar 25 16:34:25 CET 2006
Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:
> No, the point is that it's safe and we're just being pedantic arguing
> over why it is. But anyone who knows C intuitively knows its safe to
> use time as a variable name.
I have got so often problems when shadowing variable (or anything) so I try
to avoid it in all times and use -Wshadow option on gcc command line.
(latest was after long time writing python I used `socket' as a variable
(or function or something), so the library code that used socket() failed...
Unfortunately (due to a long history) standard C library pollutes quite
heavily the namespace but that is just IMHO something we have to live with.
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