[Help-gnutls] Re: gnutls_transport_ptr and int fd's

Rainer Gerhards rgerhards at gmail.com
Mon May 5 09:35:55 CEST 2008

Thanks for the quick response .. and sorry for me replying just now. I
somehow missed the message :)

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 11:38 PM, Simon Josefsson <simon at josefsson.org> wrote:
> "Rainer Gerhards" <rgerhards at gmail.com> writes:
>  > Hi all,
>  >
>  > [working on Fedora 8 with GCC]
>  >
>  > I have a minor nit. The root cause is probably not in GnuTLS but in me
>  > overlooking something...
>  >
>  > I supply the int fd I got from socket() to gnutls_transport_set_ptr().
>  > However, when I do so, I receive the following GCC warning:
>  >
>  > cast to pointer from integer of different size
>  >
>  > This is annoying during the build process, but of course tolerable. I
>  > would prefer to see this warning go away, but I do not like to reduce
>  > GCCs warning level. Any advise would be appreciated.
>  Try to use a cast when calling the function, such as:
>   gnutls_transport_set_ptr (session, (gnutls_transport_ptr) sockfd);

This is what I am doing. A snapshot of the actual code is here:


(e.g. in line 364).

I replaced this with

int ii = 6;
gnutls_transport_set_ptr(pNew->sess, (gnutls_transport_ptr) ii);

But I still get the same warning message. I am a bit puzzled,
especially as this seems to be unusual...


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