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Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2014 14:05:19 +0400 (MSK)
From: Alexander Monakov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/9] interface additions for the C thread

On Sun, 7 Sep 2014, Jens Gustedt wrote:
> > > For the C++ API/ABI, these also are different types, now, with type names
> > > (that are used for name mangling, e.g) as listed above.
> > > 
> > > Somebody better versed in C++ could perhaps contribute code that
> > > overloads the comparison and assignment operators such that a compilation
> > > that tries to compare or copy these types fails.
> > 
> > I'm not sure what you meant by this last paragraph.
> AFAIR in C++ there are ways to inhibit usage of copy assignment by
> declaring some "operator=" function that is never defined. But my C++
> has really become rusty.

There's no need to do that since those are unrelated structs, and therefore no
operator== and operator= are available in the first place.  You also can't do
that in C (but in C++ you get an error rather than a warning when trying
to assign pointers).


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