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8 Rules When Writing New C Code

The SXEmacs C Code is extremely complex and intricate, and there are many rules that are more or less consistently followed throughout the code. Many of these rules are not obvious, so they are explained here. It is of the utmost importance that you follow them. If you don’t, you may get something that appears to work, but which will crash in odd situations, often in code far away from where the actual breakage is.