[vlc-devel] [PATCH 3/3] core: respect ODR for access_sys_t

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Apr 24 12:59:30 CEST 2018

Le 24 avril 2018 12:53:45 GMT+03:00, Steve Lhomme <robux4 at ycbcr.xyz> a écrit :
>Le 24/04/2018 à 11:23, Romain Vimont a écrit :
>> On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 03:40:00PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>>> And I would separate patches converting to void, from namespacing
>> You're right. I just did that.
>What I don't understand is if the problem is only for C++ why do we 
>force a void* on C parts of the code as well.
>Can't we just #ifdef__cplusplus these changes ? And keep the xxx_sys_t 
>for C ?

A struct pointer cannot alias a void pointer in either C or C++. So that would not work even if it would no longer violate ODR.
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