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From Tony Finch <>
Subject Re: apr_send using const char instead of void ??
Date Tue, 19 Sep 2000 21:14:04 GMT
Jeff Trawick <> wrote:
>Gregory Nicholls <> writes:
>>     Question: The prototype for function apr_send uses a const char * as it's
>> buffer parm type. Is there a reason that this isn't a void * ??? I mean I know I
>> can cast it but I'm wondering if there's something I don't understand.
>"const void *" sounds better to me, too.

A reason in favour of char* is that length calculations on void
pointers are forbidden. If the latter were not true I'd be in favour
of void* too, but then void* would effectively be no different from

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