C variable declaration style

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Jun 9 13:58:17 EDT 2008

They must be declared at the top of a BLOCK, but you're welcome
to scope them as necessary.  The limitation is that you cannot
declare a variable in the middle of a block.


Quoting Charles Day <cedayiv at gmail.com>:

> When writing GnuCash C functions, is it preferred to declare all variables
> at the very top? Or am I free to declare them in other places to get more
> control over scope, like:
> if (condition)
> {
>  int private_to_if;
>  do something...
> }
> Cheers,
> Charles
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