On Jun 29, 2004, at 2:11 PM, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
Why is the pointer to the `struct timeval' not declared as `const'?
Can select(2) ever modify the structure pointed to? Thanks!
Some versions of Linux modified timeval. Posix.1g specifies const qualifier. I think most unixes don't modify it. I think ?? in the old days some unixes did modify it. legacy and compatibility issues.
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