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From Nick Kew <n...@webthing.com>
Subject Re: AW: AW: AW: 2.2 mod_http_proxy and "partial" pages
Date Thu, 05 Jan 2006 16:59:40 GMT
On Thursday 05 January 2006 11:58, Joe Orton wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 05, 2006 at 12:48:25PM +0100, Ruediger Pluem wrote:
> > But I remember myself that there had been casting issues in the past that
> > created compiler warnings especially with gcc 4. The patch below compiles
> > fine with my gcc 3.2.2 with -Wall. So if someone could give a comment
> > if
> >
> > f->ctx = (void *)(1)
> >
> > is fine it would be great.
>
> André's trick of using invented unique pointers by doing:
>
> static char sentinel; (in global scope)
>
> f->ctx = &sentinel;
>
> is neater and avoids the casting mess.  (pick a suitable variable name
> though :)

Why go to the trouble of inventing a pointer?  You already have unique
pointers in global scope.  An obvious example:

module some_module;

  f->ctx = &some_module;

-- 
Nick Kew

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