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Re: [PATCH] builtin/config: work around an unsized array forward declaration




On Thu, Jul 05, 2018 at 09:50:53PM +0200, Beat Bolli wrote:

> > Your patch is obviously correct, but I think here there might be an even
> > simpler solution: just bump option_parse_type() below the declaration,
> > since it's the only one that needs it. That hunk is bigger, but the
> > overall diff is simpler, and we don't need to carry that extra wrapper
> > function.
> 
> That was dscho's first try in the GitHub issue. It doesn't compile
> because the OPT_CALLBACK* macros in the builtin_config_options
> declaration inserts a pointer to option_parse_type into the array items.
> We need at least one forward declaration, and my patch seemed the least
> intrusive.

Ah, right, so it actually is mutually recursive.  Forward-declaring
option_parse_type() would fix it, along with the reordering. I'm
ambivalent between the available options, then; we might as well go with
what you posted, then, since it's already done. :)

-Peff