[PATCH 2] fix broken strict aliasing

Brandon Black blblack at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 21:05:58 CET 2010


On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Marc Lehmann <schmorp at schmorp.de> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:59:08PM -0600, Brandon Black <blblack at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 3:39 AM, Marc Lehmann <schmorp at schmorp.de> wrote:
>> > On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 09:41:35AM -0600, Brandon Black <blblack at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> I've seen this strict-aliasing issues with libev + gcc 4.4 as well.  I
>> > Facts please...
>>
>> I wasn't asserting that there was an aliasing issue in libev.  I was
>
> Well, you asserted a "strict-aliasing issue", which to me sounds a lot
> like an aliasing issue...
>
>> asserting that there is a strict aliasing warning with gcc + libev,
>
> That's not what you asserted, but maybe what you meant. You even quoted
> it...
[...]
> Can we settle this please, or _finally_ bring some evidence?

You're arguing with the wrong person.  I didn't submit the patch, and
I have never once asserted that there was a problem with the libev
code with regards to aliasing.  I just find these warnings confusing,
as do many people, and I'm trying to find clarification on them.

-- Brandon



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