[TUHS] main

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Mon May 25 11:12:23 AEST 2020

No, it’s a FORTRAN-ism.  That allows multiple entries into a subroutine.

On Sun, May 24, 2020 at 8:53 PM Steve Simon <steve at quintile.net> wrote:

> re: main.
> i was surprised not to see any mention of the entry keyword reserved but,
> i believe, never used in early c. it is listed in k&r ed1.
> i always assumed this was to allow the author to choose an alternative to
> main() for the program’s entry point,  but we all know what assumption is...
> -Steve
> --
Sent from a handheld expect more typos than usual
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