please help with: warning: initialization makes integer from
mhunter at ack.Berkeley.EDU
Fri Oct 8 09:14:42 PDT 2004
On Oct 08, "Harti Brandt" wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Oct 2004, Dan Nelson wrote:
> Memset is actually not portable if the structure contains pointers because
> it would initialize the pointers to 0 values not to 0 pointers. A 0
> pointer not necessarily has a 0 value. A pointer can be portably be
> initialize to the 0-pointer only by assigning NULL (or 0) (or by assigning
> another pointer that is alreay initialized).
Are there actually systems out there that don't have "all-zero" NULL pointers?
You have officially shattered my previously held beliefs about the
sacredness of memset :(
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