A simple plugin for GCC – Part 1
GCC's C and C++ compilers provide several extensions to address several programming needs not covered in the standards. One of these is the
warn_unused_resultattribute. This attribute warns us that we are discarding the result of a function. Unfortunately, for C++ it does not always work as expected.
ARM assembler in Raspberry Pi – Chapter 25
In chapter 13 we saw VFPv2 and the fact that it allows vectorial operations on floating-point numbers. You may be wondering if such a similar feature exists for integers. The answer is yes although in a more limited way.
When an array is not an array
The C programming language comes with its own set of warts if we closely examine its syntax and semantics. One of the oddities that puzzles most people is the fact that there are no parameters of array types in C. This fact, though, does not prevent one using the array syntax in a parameter.
ARM assembler in Raspberry Pi – Chapter 24
Today we will continue with nested functions.
Read DVDs with bogus permissions in Ubuntu
What if your DVD recorder sets bogus permissions to your DVDs?