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Yes, in the standard it isn't defined, but on most--or maybe even all?--systems and compilers it's perfectly defined, since there is no reason why a compiler would layout two different empty structs in different ways; they're both empty anyways.

Edit: Actually, from reading some of the other comments in the thread, the standard apparently specifies that empty structs are 1 byte in size, so technically they would both be the same size, so casting between them should be fine.




It's not defined on systems unless a document spells it out. However, the actual behavior can be deduced to be harmless from black-box testing. compiler source code and generate object code.




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