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Re: Bug#504340: djvulibre-plugin/testing and #504340

On Monday 29 December 2008 18:39:17 Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> Hi,
> So here is something even better (IMHO): Change map_lookup to return the
> return value (note that this would be funny if we stored NULLs in the

Ok. I am doing that upstream.
This is the best way to avoid the pitfalls of the ANSI C strict aliasing rules.
These stupid rules basically prevent us from accessing 
an arbitrary pointer using a void* type. 
I wonder why they did not handle the case of void* pointers
in the rules. I did not find any explanation online...

- L.

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