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

* Thomas Viehmann [Tue, 30 Dec 2008 10:51:23 +0100]:

> Leon Bottou wrote:
> > 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...

> The curse of post-midnight sending patches had me attach a broken
> version, though, because I had only updated the binaries after the
> initial compile.

> Sorry about all the ill attempts, here is the hopefully final thing.

Ack on this new patch, thanks for taking care of this.

Adeodato Simó                                     dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer                                  adeodato at debian.org
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