(j3.2006) Pointers, arguments, and the TARGET attribute
Mon Jun 13 14:47:21 EDT 2016
I asked this question last year. There was no follow-up on the server.
Should 220.127.116.11p8-12 address subobjects?
On Sat, 2015-03-21 at 01:59 -0700, Van Snyder wrote:
> 18.104.22.168p8-12 discuss the relationship between effective arguments,
> dummy arguments, the TARGET attribute, and how the targets and
> definition status of pointers associated with the effective argument and
> dummy argument are related.
> Should these paragraphs also explicitly cover the cases of pointers
> associated with subobjects of the effective and dummy arguments?
> For example, suppose one has scalar effective and dummy arguments of
> derived type, both have the TARGET attribute, and the effective argument
> is not a coindexed object, then is a pointer that is associated with a
> component of the effective argument also associated with that component
> of the dummy argument? Does a pointer that is associated with a
> component of the dummy argument and does not become undefined remain
> associated with that component of the effective argument?
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