>>>>> In article <10FEB199510434549 at seqvax.caltech.edu>, mathog at seqvax.caltech.edu (David Mathog) writes:
> This class of code runs ok on Unix, but gives an access violation on VMS.
Such code should be exorcised, but the behaviour is *compiler*-dependent
-- it's not a Unix conspiracy. (I presume DEC C and GCC give consistent
results under unix and VMS.) The GCC -fwritable-strings and
-Wwrite-strings options may be useful in checking for such problems or
getting round them.