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Re: constification ?

In article <200804210213.WAA04925%Sparkle.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA@localhost>,
der Mouse  <mouse%Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA@localhost> wrote:
>> What is the feeling about constification of libc?
>In general, I think it's good, though I can't claim to speak for "the
>There are a few problems, though, notably readv/writev, which for
>historical reasons share the same struct iovec, which because of readv
>cannot have a const iov_base - which means writev requires a
>const-stripper to be used in properly const-poisoned code.
>I've been thinking about it for a while now and haven't come up with
>any solution I like.

A union would work, but it breaks the standards.


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