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re: "strict" weak aliases
> Sometimes it is important that the type of an object matches the
> type of its weak alias. See the attached patch that both adds a
> type-safe __weak_alias() called __strict_weak_alias(), and fixes a buggy
> __weak_alias() that __strict_weak_alias() would have caught during
> Thanks to Taylor R. Campbell for the incantation that was key
> to making this work,
> __unused static typeof(alias) *__weak_alias_##alias = &sym;
> Does this look ok to commit?
could you bring this up on tech-toolchain? i think it would be useful
for userland as well.
one thing -- please change it to use __typeof__. (we should change
to using this everywhere we use typeof today. not your problem :)
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