[LAD] jack ringbuffer usage

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at stackingdwarves.net
Thu Apr 11 18:23:32 UTC 2013

On 04/08/2013 01:51 PM, Harry van Haaren wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 12:45 PM, Raphaël BOLLEN
> <raphael.bollen at mobistar.be <mailto:raphael.bollen at mobistar.be>> wrote:
>  > error: invalid conversion from 'void*' to 'char*' [-fpermissive]
> jack_ringbuffer_read() expects the buffer pointer to be of type  char*
> not void*.
> The "char*" should just be interpreted as "pointer", as the data is
> data, which is not necessarily a char.
> Change your case from (void*) to (char*) and you won't need -fpermissive :)
> HTH, -H

hmmm. isn't that a really outdated way of saying "generic pointer", like 
C89 or so? maybe the ringbuffer implementation should be changed to 
(void *)?
or am i misunderstanding something?

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