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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-22 07:36:44

Dave Harris wrote:
> In-Reply-To: <d1na66$6p2$1_at_[hidden]>
> daniel_at_[hidden] (Daniel James) wrote (abridged):
>>> 5. change implementation of hash values for pointers so undefined
>>> behavior is gone (and consider adding x + (x >> 3) )
>> I'm going to do that.
> Is it worth considering using x + x / sizeof(*p) instead?

This will not work for incomplete types, including void. I'd prefer equal
hash_values for an incomplete T*, complete T*, and void* with the same

We'll lose one potential bit of enthropy when alignof(x) == 16, but this
seems sufficiently rare in practice.

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