This time with an actual patch attached.
> -----Original Message-----
> bounces+zachary.loafman=isilon.com@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Sent: Monday, July 07, 2008 7:37 PM
> To: Volker.Lendecke@xxxxxxxxx
> Cc: samba tech; Jeremy Allison
> Subject: [PATCH] Minor style correction in util_sock
> > On Fri, Jul 04, 2008 at 01:31:34AM -0700, Zachary Loafman wrote:
> > > That said, I still would've coded it as sa->sin_family = AF_INET.
> > > Flip-flopping types is fugly. :)
> > Agreed. Feel free to submit a patch :-)
> Attached. Now about those 4 I sent last week.. :)
> > On the whole issue, if I get
> > http://mail-index.netbsd.org/tech-kern/2003/08/11/0001.html
> > right, going via a char * or a void * avoids the whole
> > aliasing issue?
> That article seems to have a good summary, yeah. Going through char *
> fixes it, but honestly, I prefer the approach of breaking out the
> aliased types into small (theoretically inline-able) functions. The
> in_addr_to_sockaddr_storage function is actually a great example of
> to avoid aliasing issues - it handles the messy aliasing of the
> sockaddr_storage struct so that the caller doesn't get bitten. Many
> times you can write little wrappers like that.