[Numpy-discussion] strict aliasing?

Andreas Klöckner lists@informa.tiker....
Sun May 4 09:28:39 CDT 2008


On Sonntag 04 Mai 2008, Neal Becker wrote:
> Is it safe to compile numpy with gcc 'strict aliasing'?

It seems that numpy (and most other Python-related C code) would constantly be 
casting back and forth between PyObject * and PyArrayObject * (and others). 
Does strict aliasing allow that, as long as each struct member is only ever 
accessed through one type?

Andreas
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