[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Fix potentially unaligned accesses in ff_copy_bits()

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Jul 1 19:37:45 CEST 2009

On Wed, Jul 01, 2009 at 02:24:17PM +0100, Mans Rullgard wrote:
> A pointer should never be assigned a value which may have less than the
> required alignment of the target type.  Compilers may assume pointer
> values have the required alignment, and emit normal load/store instructions.
> Unaligned pointers should use a character type or compiler-specific
> type modifiers.
> ---
>  libavcodec/bitstream.c |    5 ++---
>  1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)


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