Subject: Re: some code assumes sizeof(char *) == sizeof(int)
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List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/22/2001 16:43:19
	> The correct fix is probably to change the macro to:
	> #define unwind_protect_int(X) \
	>         unwind_protect_var(&(X), (char *)(unsigned long)(X), sizeof(X))
	> (The `unsigned' is optional, but correctly converts 32-bit pointers
	> to 64-bit pointers.  But then we're probably not dealing with pointers
	> anyway.)

	I'll test this later.
	But this doesn't fix warning at:

	    *(sv->variable) = (int)sv->desired_setting;

	because sv->desired_setting is char *, converting 64bit value to 32bit value.

Then change that to:

	*(sv->variable) = (long)sv->desired_setting;