Store an ngx_fd_t within the void *
gojpeg at gmail.com
Tue May 4 12:26:42 MSD 2010
On 30.04.2010, at 15:23, Igor Sysoev wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 01:07:32PM +0200, Grzegorz Nosek wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 03:02:04PM +0400, Peter Leonov wrote:
>>> Hi devels,
>>> Wanna store the value of ngx_fd_t in the void * variable (on the SpiderMonkey “private” field).
>>> Am doing the following trick to avoid the warning “cast to pointer from integer of different size”:
>>> #if (NGX_PTR_SIZE == 8)
>>> #define FD_TO_PTR(fd) ((void *) (uint64_t) fd)
>>> #elif (NGX_PTR_SIZE == 4)
>>> #define FD_TO_PTR(fd) ((void *) (uint32_t) fd)
>>> #warning can't determine the proper fd to pointer conversion
>>> #define FD_TO_PTR(fd) ((void *) fd)
>>> and somewhere in the code:
>>> void *private = FD_TO_PTR(fd);
>>> Is all this legal?
>> I'd say uintptr_t is a better alternative. It's an unsigned integer type
>> equal in size to void*. However, I'm not sure it's available on all
>> platforms and whether Nginx emulates one if not found.
>> There's also intptr_t, which is the signed counterpart.
> uintptr_t is certainly better and nginx tries to emulate it.
Done it like this:
#define FD_TO_PTR(fd) ((void *) (uintptr_t) fd)
#define PTR_TO_FD(p) ((ngx_fd_t) (uintptr_t) p)
Works like a charm on the 64-bit Mac OS Snow Leopard with a 32-bit kernel.
Thank you guys! :)
> Igor Sysoev
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