cast question, again

Marc Lehmann schmorp at schmorp.de
Mon Sep 29 03:58:33 CEST 2008


On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 02:00:20AM +0200, Alejandro Mery <amery at geeks.cl> wrote:
> I'm using -fno-strict-aliasing now to make gcc behave as a C compiler :)

gcc tries to behave like a c compiler with or without that switch, that
switch will not make any difference here.

What you meant is that you made gcc accept your _buggy_, non-C code as if
it were valid C, and try it's best to not misoptimise it, despite it having
severe bugs.

I know it's easy to deceive oneself, but the fact remains that your code is
now buggy, thanks to the policy you are trying to follow.

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