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RE: Invalid assigment to cast in back-bdb (ITS#2541)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-bugs@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-bugs@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of
> Full_Name: Hallvard B Furuseth
> Version: HEAD
> Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> Submitted by: hallvard
> ISO C forbids use of cast expressions as lvalues: that's a
> gcc extension.
> However, back-bdb/delete.c does `BEI(e) = <value>;' at lines
> 491 and 495,
> with '#define BEI(e) ((EntryInfo *) ((e)->e_private))' from
> I suggest to use `#define SET_BEI(e, val) ((e)->e_private = (val))'.
There's a different problem here; the EntryInfo corresponding to this entry
has already been deleted, and the entry is now being used in a search
operation, with its parent's EntryInfo. This usage is bogus.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. Director, Highland Sun
Symas: Premier OpenSource Development and Support