[RFA]: Remove warnings from ada-exp.tab.c compilation

Andreas Schwab schwab@suse.de
Wed Oct 6 10:14:00 GMT 2004


Paul Hilfinger <hilfingr@gnat.com> writes:

>> PS:
>> +      tempbuf = (char *) realloc (tempbuf, tempbufsize);
>> the cast is redundant - realloc returns (void *).
>
> Yeah, well, call it a personal quirk, call it an act of rebellion.
> But when I see an ISO standard that tells me I don't need this conversion
> by saying that
>
>    "A pointer to void shall have the same representation and 
>     alignment requirements as a pointer to a character type."

This has nothing to do with representation, but with implicit conversion
in an assignment.

Andreas.

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