[Numpy-discussion] Request for review: dynamic_cpu_branch

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Fri Dec 26 19:57:13 CST 2008


On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 10:47 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> I don't understand why. The whole point of union in that case is to
> make it clear that type punning is ok, since by definition the two
> values start at the same address. If this broke aliasing, any union
> would. Here is what man gcc tells me under the -fstrict-aliasing:
>

hm, seems to be a gcc extension, actually, so you're right. We have to
find another way, then.

David


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