[asterisk-dev] Bug in asterisk/strings.h include file (Asterisk 11)

Paul Belanger paul.belanger at polybeacon.com
Wed Jan 2 08:55:38 CST 2013

On 13-01-02 12:29 AM, Pavel Troller wrote:
> Hi!
>    During compilation of a third-party module, I noticed a warning about
> "struct ast_str declared inside parameter list", generated during processing
> of asterisk/strings.h. It seems that compiler is right, because the prototype
> of ast_regex_string_to_regex_pattern() function on line 268 contains
> "struct ast_str **regex_pattern" parameter, but struct ast_str is declared
> later, on line 379.
>    I've solved the problem by moving the prototype to the very end of the
> file in my local installed copy of asterisk/strings.h. Maybe a better
> rearrangement is possible, like moving structure declarations above the
> prototype section, which is a common practice in include files, but I don't
> want to judge it, I'm just reporting this little problem.
>    With regards,
>      Pavel Troller
Might be worth opening an issue in JIRA and attaching a patch if you 
would like it fixed. Seems reasonable.

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