[kaffe] Weird warnings on powerpc-macosx
stack at cs.utah.edu
Thu Oct 30 12:59:01 PST 2003
> Hi Tim,
> while I'm taking the chance to root out the warnings on macosx, I
> stumbled accross a weird one in kaffe.def. Namely all code of the form
> (METHOD_NATIVECODE(method_method())== soft_null_call) )
> raises a gcc warning sayng that the comparison of distinct pointer types
> lacks a cast.
> I'm at loss what the involved pointer types are, what the necessary cast
> would be, or what is the purpose of the code ;) Could you shed some
> light on this tiny issue?
As you already know, they're function pointer types. And, the purpose of
the test is to avoid generating code to call a method that would just
return immediately (which mostly happens with empty constructors).
> dalibor topic
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