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Re: constification ?
>> 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.
It changes the API, too (even if it's a transparent union), and if
you're going to do that, you might as well just have struct riovec and
struct wiovec, or some such.
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