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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: 64-bit cleaning [PATCH]

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: 64-bit cleaning [PATCH]
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 08:29:35 +0200
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On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 17:53:19 -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:
> >         3) Using a union here is ugly.
> It's not ugly in the places that treat the void * as just a hunk of
> data.  They'd do the same with a union.

In such places, however, the aliasing rules are never broken, because
they don't assume anything about what void * points to. Unfortunately
they assume that void ** only points to void * and not any type of
pointer (which breaks aliasing rules in few places IIRC).

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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