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Re: why cast to char* through void*
On Wed, Jul 01, 2009 at 10:16:05PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > The compiler is allowed to assume that two pointers of different types
> > point to things that don't overlap.
> But there's an exception for pointers of type char *, isn't there? At
> least, I thought I remembered it was char *, but now I suspect it's
> void *.
Er, yes, yes there is. I meant to put that in the original post,
char * and unsigned char *.
void * doesn't matter because you can't dereference it.
David A. Holland
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