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Location of type definitions in server source
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 1996 09:37:15 PDT
From: Colin McCormick <email@example.com>
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Hello :) C question ...
I'd like to refer to the structures "shandle" and "nhandle" in my server
extensions, but these structures are defined in the source files server.c
and net_multi.c, rather than in header files. Thus they are invisible in
Is there a good reason for placing these definitions in source files
rather than headers, or is it merely historical?
P.S. (Let me forestall suggestions of using the structures "server_handle"
and "network_handle" to get at shandle and nhandle: if I want the "player"
member of an shandle, it's no good doing (server_handle.ptr)->player. The
compiler doesn't know that what (server_handle.ptr) is pointing to has a
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