On 19 June 2017 at 09:48, Dr. David Alan Gilbert <dgilb...@redhat.com> wrote:
> * Eduardo Habkost (ehabk...@redhat.com) wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 01:14:15PM +0100, Dr. David Alan Gilbert wrote:
>> > * Eduardo Habkost (ehabk...@redhat.com) wrote:
>> > > void visit_start_struct(Visitor *v, const char *name, void **obj,
>> > > - size_t size, Error **errp);
>> > > + size_t size, Error *errp[static 1]);
>> > >
>> > Is it possible to typedef that to something that hides the magic syntax?
>> > Then we could get that down to QError errp or something like that?
>> Unfortunately it is not possible to hide it in a typedef: the
>> "static" keyword inside the square brackets is a feature of
>> function parameter declarations only. Using it on a typedef
>> results in:
>> a.c:3:16: error: static or type qualifiers in non-parameter array declarator
>> typedef Error *ErrorPtr[static 1];
> That's a shame; it's rather odd looking; still I think it's
> worth it if it simplifies the error code.
Is gcc's __attribute__((nonnull)) any better? It seems to apply
to the whole function prototype rather than an individual argument
though so probably not :-(