On Sun, Sep 4, 2016 at 5:56 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > Christian Convey <christian.con...@gmail.com> writes: >> I chose this item from the TODO page: "[E] Remove warnings created by >> -Wcast-align". It didn't have a check-mark after the "[E]", which I >> took to mean it's an outstanding issue. >> However, I'm starting to wonder if it's already been fixed: > > No, but you only see it on some platforms/compilers. On my OS X laptop > (clang-based not gcc-based compiler), turning that on generates just a > hair short of 13000 warnings :-( > > I think that TODO item is indeed obsolete, but more in the direction > of "we're never gonna do that". There are too many places where we > do need to cast up from generic pointer to specific structure pointer, > and there doesn't seem to be any practical way to tell a compiler which > instances are useful to warn about.
Thanks for the response. I'm unclear about how the TODO list is curated. Is there someone whose attention I should direct to this thread? - Christian -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers