Why are void contents marked as having pointers?
thecybershadow at gmail.com
Sun May 31 23:26:22 PDT 2009
On Mon, 01 Jun 2009 05:28:39 +0300, Christopher Wright <dhasenan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
>> std.boxer is actually a valid counter-example for my post.
>> The specific fix is simple: replace the void with void*.
>> The generic "fix" is just to add a line to
>> http://www.digitalmars.com/d/garbage.html adding that hiding your only
>> reference in a void results in undefined behavior. I don't think this
>> should be an inconvenience to any projects?
> What do you use for "may contain unaligned pointers"?
Sorry, what do you mean? I don't understand why such a type is needed? Implementing support for scanning memory ranges for unaligned pointers will slow down the GC even more.
Vladimir mailto:thecybershadow at gmail.com
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