Re: [dev] [style] variable declaration locations and varriable length

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:18:41 +0100

> alloca() isn't even standard C, that's some black voodoo GNU sorcery
> right there.

From alloca(2):

        There is evedence that the alloca() function appeared in 32V,
        PWB, PWD.2, 3BSD and 4BSD. There is a man page for it in

It was common before GNU, and it was not included in ANSI C
because some vendors had problems to implement it efficiently
(that's a pity).

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