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From: dontmailme AT iname DOT com (Steamer)
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Subject: Re: C++, fonts and Allegro
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2000 21:46:24 GMT
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Al Amzeen (Alexandr Amzin) wrote:

>I got a problem. Not very big, but annoyin'.
>
>I cannot compile Allegro ex12.c as C++ source (it contains simple code for
>changing font from grabber datafile).
[snip]
>I'm using Allegro 3.11 (I know that it is old, but it seems to me that there
>is another bug, because ex12 compiles as C code perfectly).

C++ doesn't allow implicit conversion from void*, but C does.

IMHO it's bad practice to write C that won't compile as C++,
but it's certainly possible.

S.

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