Unix equivalent of a variant??

Charles Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Tue Feb 1 11:32:58 PST 2005

On Feb 1, 2005, at 11:43 AM, Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
> I need the equivalent of a variant, however.  A hold-everything 
> variable
> that can be any type in C/C++.  Is there something already out there I 
> can
> use or should I just roll my own?

Your question probably belongs on comp.lang.c, but the cannonical way 
of handling "data of any type" is a memory buffer and a (void *).  
Watch out for host data alignment restrictions.


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