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Calling a function with same name but different return type!!!

This is a discussion on Calling a function with same name but different return type!!! within the C Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; Originally Posted by CommonTater Yes, main() can also be declared void... but you do so at the risk of causing ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CommonTater
    Yes, main() can also be declared void... but you do so at the risk of causing errors in the OS or Parent program.
    poornaMoksha, you might also encounter a similiar problem for your own example, since if func was expected to return particular values on success or failure, then a programmer that uses your func function may be misled by the result.
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    Quote Originally Posted by laserlight View Post
    poornaMoksha, you might also encounter a similiar problem for your own example, since if func was expected to return particular values on success or failure, then a programmer that uses your func function may be misled by the result.
    Yup I know this as I was trying to replicate the same scenario. Anyways thanks for your valuable contribution.

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