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Warn when taking address of a packed member

Authored by rogfer01 on Jun 13 2016, 8:41 AM.

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Warn when taking address of a packed member

This patch implements PR#22821.

Taking the address of a packed member is dangerous since the reduced
alignment of the pointee is lost. This can lead to memory alignment
faults in some architectures if the pointer value is dereferenced.

This change adds a new warning to clang emitted when taking the address
of a packed member. A packed member is either a field/data member
declared as attribute((packed)) or belonging to a struct/class
declared as such. The associated flag is -Waddress-of-packed-member

Differential Revision: http://reviews.llvm.org/D20561

llvm-svn: 272552

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