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Re: "type punned" warnings

Wayne Davison wrote:
> I fixed the first class of warnings by putting a "struct hashnode node;"
> at the start of every structure that was getting cast to HashNode.
> I fixed the second class of warnings by making a LinkList a union of a
> "struct linklist list;" and a "struct linknode node;".

That's much better.  (Actually, I have something similar in some data
handling code I'm responsible for, and I keep gnashing my teeth I can't
make the base class a real base class, but this is fine.)

> I also think that it would be nice to rename the "last" variable in the
> LinkNode structure to be "prev", which is a clearer name to me.

Yes, that confused me for a long time.

You could also check in the patch to add flags to nodes on the way
through paramsubst(), which finally starts making multsub() look less of
a disaster.

Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Web page still at http://www.pwstephenson.fsnet.co.uk/

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