Kaffe runs(!) under VC++

John D. Gwinner gwinner at northnet.org
Mon Nov 3 04:04:09 PST 1997


> AFAIK, the ANSI C Standard requires that a pointer to a union must
> have the same alignment requirements that pointers to all the elements
> of the union have, and a pointer to a union can be safely casted to a
> pointer to any of its elements.  Unless M$ is trying to break ANSI C
> too :-), I'd expect VC++ to comply with this rule.

Ok -- that's different than a structure then; a structure layout is not
defined by Ansi C.  I wasn't sure, thanks for jumping in!

Although now that I think about it, it would have to be this way!

		== John ==

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