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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I'm using C in school again. Lots to relearn ... I was under the impression you can't truly return a struct or any complicated data structure that didn't boil down to a basic data type or pointer, but apparently I was wrong.

    Passing and returning structs has been around since the ANSI C standardization in the 80's, I think. The GNU compiler of the day was one of the first to provide that extension but it was fairly common. I can recall one compiler, perhaps it was pcc, allowing only structs that were sm