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Re: alpha porting and errors

David Frey <david@eos.lugs.ch> writes:

> One has primarily to look for misuse and abuse of (pointer) types. There is
> too much software around, which thinks that 
> sizeof(int)=sizeof(long)=sizeof(void *)=4.

I might add that compiling with -Wall is a good start to finding
these.  Adding -Werror can be useful as well, if it compiles cleanly

John Goerzen   Linux, Unix consulting & programming   jgoerzen@complete.org |
Developer, Debian GNU/Linux (Free powerful OS upgrade)       www.debian.org |
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