[sr #107521] Lint encountered during compile

Jeffrey Walton INVALID.NOREPLY at gnu.org
Wed Nov 17 08:24:35 CET 2010

Follow-up Comment #3, sr #107521 (project gnutls):

> For the signed/unsigned pointers, I would introduce a
> gnutls byte or octet that was typedf'd as an unsigned
> char. typedef'ing would step away from signed/unsigned
> chars, which is conceptually consistent with operating
> on the data bytes or data octets.

> With the byte_t or octet_t in place, data which is truly
> a char* would be operated upon by str* functions, while
> data which is a byte_t* or octet_t* would manipulated
> with the mem* functions. 
Yikes! I'm slipping in my old age. That should be: "...would be operated upon
by SAFE str* functions",



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