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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/modules/filters mod_include.c
Date Sun, 07 Jan 2001 15:32:00 GMT
Jeff Trawick wrote:
> Greg Stein <> writes:
> > I thought that void* was compatible with all pointers (including func ptrs).
> > Dean posted a reply a bit ago that says otherwise (according to the specs,
> > and a couple demo cases he gave).
> >
> > So ignore me :-)
> For better or for worse, I have a hard time ignoring you (which is why
> I looked into it further) :)  I wish I had a more thorough
> interpretation (or copy) of the spec.  My usually-reliable "Standard
> C" by Plauger & Brodie did not cover the issue.

Hmm. K&R2 explicitly says "Any pointer may be converted to type void *
without loss of information" (A6.8 Pointers to Void, p.199).




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