[vlc-devel] Re: [PATCH] Fix strict-aliasing breakages

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Sun Jun 18 09:44:59 CEST 2006

Le dimanche 18 juin 2006 05:02, Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò a écrit :
> The attached patch fixes strict-aliasing breakages that happens on
> VLC's code. This is important for compatibility with some
> optimisations that happens on arches with enough extra registers for
> instance.
> What it does is to fix some casts here and there in the code, and to
> pass -fno-strict-aliasing for skins2 and wx plugins (skins2 is
> difficult to fix, wx library is broken in itself, so no way to fix it
> here, and rather have it a bit slower - only the interface - rather
> than having it broken).

Why does the patch both tries to disable strict aliasing related fixes, 
and fix the breakages? Doesn't it fix all of them?

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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