Gregory Stark wrote:
> "Tom Lane" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Zdenek Kotala <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >> Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> >>> Can I declare a struct in a function's declaration section?
> >
> >> It works fine with Sun Studio 11.
> >
> > AFAICT it's required by the original K&R C book.
> IIRC there's something odd about the scope of the declared struct label.
> Something like it previously extended to the end of the file but post-ANSI was
> limited to the scope it's declared in (including very limited scopes where it
> would be useless such as in function parameters).

Hmm, thanks everybody.  I was just going to say "bummer!" because I
needed to build a qsort comparator for these, but then I realized that
it's better if I keep worker and launcher database structs separate --
the only field they use in common is the Oid anyway.

Alvaro Herrera                      
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