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C99 features that don't work in C++
/**
* C99 features that don't work in C++
*
* Written in 2011 by David Coles <coles.david@gmail.com>
*
* To the extent possible under law, the author(s) have dedicated all copyright and related and
* neighboring rights to this software to the public domain worldwide.
* This software is distributed without any warranty.
*/
#include <stdio.h>
// Comment this out if you want to compile with a C++ compiler
#define USE_C99
struct person {
const char* name;
int age;
};
const struct person me = {"David", 42};
#ifdef USE_C99
// These C99 features are invalid in C++
const struct person me2 = {.name="David", .age=42};
const int abc[255] = { [42]=1, [43]=2 };
#endif
int main(int argc, char* argv[]) {
printf("My name is %s and I'm %d\n", me.name, me.age);
#ifdef USE_C99
printf("My name is %s and I'm %d\n", me2.name, me2.age);
printf("Some good numbers are %d, %d and %d\n", abc[0], abc[42], abc[43]);
#endif
return 0;
}
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