[Bf-committers] Casting arrays (matrices)

Jacques Guignot bf-committers@blender.org
Wed, 02 Jul 2003 22:27:04 +0000

Maarten Gribnau wrote:

> How does the const cause trouble?
> The const is actually useful. It tells you the function is not going 
> to modify the variable (usually pointers and references in C++) passed 
> to it. It makes the variable an "in only" variable. 

The const ---was--- pretty useful ages ago. Now, these functions have 
been called zillions times, we can be absolutely sure that they don't 
try to modify their arguments...