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IV91682: GLOBAL TYPEDEF INTERFERES WITH FUNCTION PARAMETER WITH THE SAME NAME

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A typedef name is interfering with a parameter variable that has
    the same name in a function definition, causing an invalid
    compiler error message.
    
    
    
       === TEST CASE ===
    
    typedef char YYY;
    void foo(void (*YYY)(void*)) {};
    
    $ xlc -c test2.c
    "test.c", line 2.17: 1506-275 (S) Unexpected text YYY
    encountered.
    "test.c", line 2.10: 1506-172 (S) Parameter type list for
    function foo contains parameters without identifiers.
    $
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    A function pointer type passed as a function parameter is
    encountering a name conflict with a typedef.
    
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users with function pointer variable names used as function
    parameters with the same name as a typedef.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The issue has been fixed, and the conflict and error message no
    longer occur.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV91682

  • Reported component name

    XL C FOR AIX

  • Reported component ID

    5725C7100

  • Reported release

    D13

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-12-21

  • Closed date

    2016-12-21

  • Last modified date

    2016-12-21

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV84525

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    XL C FOR AIX

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C7100

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: XL C for AIX
Compiler

Software version: D13

Reference #: IV91682

Modified date: 21 December 2016