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Re: parenthesis while addressing struct member
- From: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos at systemhalted dot org>
- To: JoÃl KrÃhemann <weedlight at gmail dot com>
- Cc: "libc-help at sourceware dot org" <libc-help at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:19:06 -0400
- Subject: Re: parenthesis while addressing struct member
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On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 11:13 AM, JoÃl KrÃhemann <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I experienced problems as not using parenthesis with addressing operator.
> Does someone know what's correct?
> int e = INTERNAL_SYSCALL (futex, __err, 4,
> __lll_private_flag (FUTEX_LOCK_PI,
> private), 1, 0);
> pthread_mutex_init(&(thread->timelock_mutex), NULL);
They are both the same.
The -> and . have precedence over & with left-to-right associativity.
Therefore &(struct->member) is equivalent to &struct->member.
Only () can change this e.g. *(ptr[x]) is not equivalent (*ptr)[x].