ISO C Technical Corrigendum 2

ISO C Technical Corrigendum 2 (TC2) has been approved. Even leaner than its predecessor TC1, it consists only of small changes in response to Defect Reports, and will be of interest mostly to compiler and test suite vendors. In a few cases, it codifies behavior that everybody knew was correct but that was inadequately expressed in the Standard; in others, it changes the name for something (or introduces a new one), but does not affect behavior at all.

This text is based on Paul Eggert's summary of Douglas A. Gwyn, ``C Standards Update'', The Journal of C Language Translation 6, 3 (March 1995), 150-156, with additional material from Paul Eggert and Jutta Degener.

There are some other minor wording changes.

Corrections and additions welcome; please send email to Paul Eggert <>.