On Nov 6, 11:17pm, n...@gmx.com (Kamil Rytarowski) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/kern

| Technically, I think that this is a real UB.
| A pointer to an object type may be converted to a pointer to a
| different object type. If the resulting pointer is not correctly
| aligned for the referenced type, the behavior is undefined.

Then you are right. I guess the rationale for the above is that
... pauses to think ... Dereferencing the new object with the
different type can fail if the original pointer was unaligned?
I don't see how.

| I agree that this is appeasing the sanitizer.

Yes, on that we agree.


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