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  1. .TH ANSI2KNR 1 "19 Jan 1996"
  2. .SH NAME
  3. ansi2knr \- convert ANSI C to Kernighan & Ritchie C
  5. .I ansi2knr
  6. [--varargs] input_file [output_file]
  8. If no output_file is supplied, output goes to stdout.
  9. .br
  10. There are no error messages.
  11. .sp
  12. .I ansi2knr
  13. recognizes function definitions by seeing a non-keyword identifier at the left
  14. margin, followed by a left parenthesis, with a right parenthesis as the last
  15. character on the line, and with a left brace as the first token on the
  16. following line (ignoring possible intervening comments). It will recognize a
  17. multi-line header provided that no intervening line ends with a left or right
  18. brace or a semicolon. These algorithms ignore whitespace and comments, except
  19. that the function name must be the first thing on the line.
  20. .sp
  21. The following constructs will confuse it:
  22. .br
  23. - Any other construct that starts at the left margin and follows the
  24. above syntax (such as a macro or function call).
  25. .br
  26. - Some macros that tinker with the syntax of the function header.
  27. .sp
  28. The --varargs switch is obsolete, and is recognized only for
  29. backwards compatibility. The present version of
  30. .I ansi2knr
  31. will always attempt to convert a ... argument to va_alist and va_dcl.
  32. .SH AUTHOR
  33. L. Peter Deutsch <> wrote the original ansi2knr and
  34. continues to maintain the current version; most of the code in the current
  35. version is his work. ansi2knr also includes contributions by Francois
  36. Pinard <> and Jim Avera <>.