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Re: [csmith-dev] int8_t usage
On 09/09/11 07:45, Arthur O'Dwyer wrote:
On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 10:49 AM, John Regehr<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
That would be 16 bit. :) I know, it's a pretty wierd arch!
Is this a conforming C implementation? I thought it was required that int
is larger than char.
FYI, nope, it's only required that int be *at least as large* as
signed char. I remember this from my comp.lang.c days. ;) This can
cause huge problems with code that reads binary files, since you can
no longer distinguish EOF from a valid 'char' value, but hey, that's
why feof() exists.
Paulo's setup doesn't totally surprise me. I've heard rumors of DSPs
where char is 32 bits (and so is short and int and presumably long),
although I couldn't actually name any such platform if you pressed me.
I can't name any where char is 32bits but mine, the XAP, has a 16bit char.
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