2017-08-10 16:23 GMT+02:00 Joël Krähemann <jkraehem...@gmail.com>:

> Hi James,
>
> It is common that you use for storing uint8_t an entire word.
> The use of a uint8_t pointer confused me as you are pointing
> to a struct.
>
> Bests,
> Joël
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 4:10 PM, James Cowgill <jcowg...@debian.org>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On 10/08/17 08:31, Joël Krähemann wrote:
> >> Package: lv2-dev
> >> Version: 1.14.0~dfsg1-1
> >> Severity: important
> >>
> >> Dear Maintainer,
> >>
> >> The following header makes use of smallest possible pointer in
> LV2_Event_Buffer struct's data field.
> >>
> >> lv2/lv2plug.in/ns/ext/event/event.h
> >>
> >> Please change it to biggest possible pointer. It should be definitely
> void* type because the memory
> >> pointed by data shall contain another struct LV2_Event.
> >>
> >> This describes an integer overflow. There shouldn't be any overflow.
> >
> > I'm afraid I don't see what the problem is here, or where the integer
> > overflow is. The data field is casted to an appropriate pointer type
> > whenever it is used and doing that is portable if you're careful.
>
>
Hi Joel,

You still think it is a bug?
Did you contacted upstream author about this issue already?

best regards

mira
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