gcc 4.6 warning report
juan.lang at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 17:18:47 CDT 2011
>> This is a false positive. h_addr_list is declared as a char **, and
>> technically it is, but gethostbyname only returns IPv4 addresses, i.e.
>> ones that can fit in a DWORD.
> That doesn't sound like a problem that would give that warning.
Why not? A cast of a pointer to a DWORD with 64-bit pointers would
cause truncation, if it were indeed a pointer that were being cast.
It isn't, even though it's declared that way.
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