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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] system_data_types.7: Add 'void *'
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Hi Alex,

On 10/2/20 10:48 AM, Alejandro Colomar wrote:
> Hi Michael,
>
> On 2020-10-02 10:24, Alejandro Colomar wrote:
>> On 2020-10-01 19:32, Paul Eggert wrote:
>> > For 'void *' you should also mention that one cannot use arithmetic on
>> > void * pointers, so they're special in that way too.
>>
>> Good suggestion!
>>
>> > Also, you should
>> > warn that because one can convert from any pointer type to void * and
>> > then to any other pointer type, it's a deliberate hole in C's
>> > type-checking.
>>
>> Also good.  I'll talk about generic function parameters for this.
> I think the patch as is now is complete enough to be added.
>
> So I won't rewrite it for now.
> Please review the patch as is,
> and I'll add more info to this type in the future.

Actually, I would rather prefer one patch series, rather than
patches on patches please. It also makes review of the overall
'void *' text easier if it's all one patch. So, If you could
squash the patches together and resubmit, that would be helful.

Thanks,

Michael


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