[Coco] Re: basename() source

tim lindner tlindner at ix.netcom.com
Sat Dec 31 16:08:15 EST 2005

Alex Evans <alxevans at concentric.net> wrote:

> It seems to me that the ldd #1 makes perfect sense.  That still  
> leaves the mystery of the lead code.

Hmm. Since '/' || '\\' can be considered a constant expression, it can
be evaluated at compile time.

But "/" || "\\" is not a constant express, so it must be evaluated at
run time. Then the compiler procedes to generate invalid runtime code.

tim lindner
tlindner at ix.netcom.com                                            Bright

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