[cfe-dev] Implementation of stddef.h

Eli Friedman eli.friedman at gmail.com
Sun May 18 15:28:22 PDT 2008

On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 2:47 PM, Neil Booth <neil at daikokuya.co.uk> wrote:
> Eli Friedman wrote:-
>> Should I take the fact that there have been no comments as meaning the
>> patch is bad, the patch is okay, or just that nobody with the
>> appropriate expertise had the time to take a look at it?
> My only concern would be that for
>        typedef __typeof__(((int*)0)-((int*)0)) ptrdiff_t;
> I don't think subtracting NULL pointers is well-defined.  That doesn't
> matter as long as clang doesn't complain about it and does what you
> expect though.

clang doesn't complain about it, and appears to work properly.  On a
side note, the C++ standard actually explicitly defines that
((int*)0)-((int*)0) is valid compares equal to 0.


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