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Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2018 17:13:06 +0300 (MSK)
From: Alexander Monakov <>
Subject: Re: Why are stdin/stdout/stderr `FILE *const` in musl?

On Fri, 2 Feb 2018, Jens Gustedt wrote:
>  > stderr
>  > stdin
>  > stdout
>  > which are expressions of type "pointer to FILE" that point to the FILE objects associated, respectively,
> which clearly states that these are "expressions" not lvalues, and so
> your code

Note that musl's stdio.h can prevent abuse a bit harder by doing

#define stdin (stdin+0)

(making the expansion an rvalue and &stdin diagnosed with an error)


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