Subject: kern/4788: why is "mbutl" not a "union mcluster *"?
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/06/1998 16:22:14
>Number:         4788
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       mbutl, which points to an array of mclusters, is "struct mbuf *"
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people (Kernel Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Jan  6 13:35:01 1998
>Originator:     David Eckhardt
Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Department
>Release:        1.2
	NetBSD 1.2

	The declared type of "mbutl" seems to be at odds with its true nature.
	As far as I can tell, it is *always* cast before use, so giving it
	its real type would be an aid to the reader.