[Flac-dev] const issue in FLAC__lpc_compute_residual_from_qlp_coefficients (libFLAC/lpc.c:233)

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 13 14:05:01 PST 2004

--- Denis Chatelain <listes at octopodus.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I just tried to compile libFLAC (using Borland C++ Builder 6 on
> Windows).
> The compilers yells at me on line 233 of libFLAC/lpc.c
> *(residual++) = *(data++) - (sum >> lp_quantization);
> --> data is const and cannot be modified
> Funny thing is, if data is declared:
>    const FLAC__int32 *data
> instead of
>    const FLAC__int32 data[]
> everything is ok.
> Is this a bug in my compiler, or a personnal lack of understanding of
> the difference in C between *data and data[] ?

hmmm, not sure what the standard says on this.  but it's
OK to change it to

const FLAC__int32 *data

in order to get it to compile.


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