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From Alexei Kosut <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] PR#344: 64-bit cleanup
Date Sat, 12 Jul 1997 08:30:25 GMT
On Sat, 12 Jul 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> On Sat, 12 Jul 1997, Alexei Kosut wrote:
> > Maybe I've missed something, but isn't this what unions are for?
> Nah I write too much email and people stop listening to me.  :)

I listened. I just forgot.


> Because gcc -Wall on 64 bit boxes complains left and right while
> compiling apache, which looks like we're 32-bit snobs and wouldn't know
> a pointer/int casting problem if it slapped us in the face? :)

I thought void * was supposed to tell the compiler it's not allowed to
complain, that the programmer is keeping it on a need-to-know basis,
and it doesn't need to know. Is that no longer true on 64-bit systems?

> I suppose we could look at what other programs do.  Or what the gnu
> programming standard says for this (don't groan!).

We could. Probably says "don't do this."

Alexei Kosut <>      The Apache HTTP Server

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