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    SubjectRe: GCC 3.4 Heads-up
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    linux@horizon.com writes:

    > Or consider the case when the structure doesn't have an explicit size
    > and you have a big case statement for parsing it:
    >
    > switch (a->type) {
    > case BAR:
    > process_bar_chunk(((struct bar *)a)++);
    > break;
    > case BAZ:
    > process_baz_chunk(((struct baz *)a)++);
    > break;
    > ...
    > };
    >
    > Isn't that code a bit nicer looking? I put the redundant parens

    Except that the parens are not redundant.

    > in to remind people that I didn't mean to write "(struct bar *)(a++)"
    > (which also has its legitimate uses).

    Which is why it's parsed this way by default.

    Andreas.

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