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Optimization #6855

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src: var code cleanups

Added by Victor Julien 2 months ago. Updated 2 months ago.

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GenericVar and related types use a field "type" which is 8 bits, but it is used to hold the sigmatch type, which is 16 bits. It's not currently causing issues, but needs to be cleaned up.

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Updated by Philippe Antoine 2 months ago

How come we did not have a compiler warning for this ?..

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Updated by Philippe Antoine 2 months ago

Philippe Antoine wrote in #note-1:

How come we did not have a compiler warning for this ?..

Looks like GenericVar type is never set by itself, but setting it in a FlowVar or such and then casting to this common struct...

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