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Re: s_addr may be a bit field (ITS#340)
Keith Thompson wrote:
> > >The provided patch changes references to the address of an s_addr member to
> > >the address of the enclosing structure, which gives the same result on all
> > >systems I've been able to check.
> > Can we not also use the sizeof the enclosing structure?
> Not necessarily; the enclosing structure will likely be bigger than
> the bit field.
> I think there are some usages in OpenLDAP where this could be a
> problem. I recall seeing places where it does a memcpy to a target
> object (a char array?) that might be only 4 bytes.
Then these should be fixed.
Kurt D. Zeilenga <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Net Boolean Incorporated <http://www.boolean.net/>