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Subject: Re: Reinterpreting pointers of character types
From: Jens Maurer (Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-01-29 14:57:34


On 29/01/2021 20.00, Tom Honermann wrote:

>> There have been papers in the past that attempted to bless
>> regions of memory with a different data type (e.g. to deal with
>> mmapped file data); I think such a direction might be worthwhile
>> to investigate.
> Are you thinking of P0137 <https://wg21.link/p0137> and related std::launder() papers and P0593 <https://wg21.link/p0593>?  Do you know of other papers?

http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2019/p1631r0.pdf

Jens


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