[Patch] Fix undeleted "static QFont *_font" in kglobalsettings.cpp

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Fri Dec 5 22:42:55 GMT 2008

Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>Johannes Sixt wrote:
>> Wait a second. Where is it written that the null pointer has the same
>> bit pattern as sizeof(pointer) consecutive unsigned chars with value
>> '\0'? Hm? memset is *wrong*.
>In that sense, so is using 'if (foo)' versus 'if (foo != null)', yes?
>NULL != 0 would probably break quite a lot of code :-).
>(And... that said, I'm actually not sure that NULL == 0 *isn't* codified

No, that's not the same thing.

if (foo) means "foo" gets converted to bool and is the same operation as 
"if (foo != 0)". Also NULL == 0 by definition, though C++0x is introducing 
a concept of nullptr which is 0, but not an integer or boolean zero.

The point is:

	void * foo = 0;
isn't necessarily the same as:

	void * foo;
	memset(&foo, 0, sizeof foo);

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