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Subject: Re: c++/10882: passing and return by reference of char pointer corrupted on x86_64
Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 13:07:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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Synopsis: passing and return by reference of char pointer corrupted on x86_64

State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
State-Changed-By: aj
State-Changed-When: Tue May 20 13:07:52 2003
    The code is invalid, you do the following basically:
    int number;
    void *ptr;
    ptr = &number;
    *ptr = NULL;
    Note that int is 32-bit and a pointer is 64-bit on x86-64.
    You therefore override some random memory, in this case
    the string popped_name.
    Since your code is not 64-bit clean, and you explicitly
    shut GCC up with casts to void, there's not much that GCC can do and it will produce this code.

             reply	other threads:[~2003-05-20 13:07 UTC|newest]

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2003-05-20 13:07 aj [this message]
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2003-05-20 12:36 dirkjan

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