More damage to intuition (was RE: [Python-Dev] Comparison of recursive objects)

Greg Ewing
Mon, 22 Jan 2001 13:52:25 +1300 (NZDT)

> Non-equality comparison of pointers is defined if and only if the pointers
> are both addresses in the same contiguous structure

I'm not sure that the proposed alternative (casting both
pointers to ints and comparing the ints) is any better.
Does the C std define the result of doing that to two
unrelated pointers?

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