Subject: Re: gcc-ansi -pedantic and long long on NetBSD
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 10/30/1994 13:41:28
> 1. Fix gcc so the -pedantic doesn't choke on long long anymore (I
> suppose that some ANSI version of C will support 64bit ints)
This is probably the solution. it's unclear that ANSI will support
64bit ints in any reasonable fashion, though.
> 2. Fix the NetBSD headers so that they only use strict ansi types when
> -pedantic is used
that's not at all practical; 64-bit ints are fundamental to some of
the prototypes, etc., in the system. if the prototypes aren't there,
> 3. Give up the idea of using -pedantic in XFree86 (It may be hard if
> NetBSD is the only OS with this problem).
you'll find this on any other 4.4Lite-derived system. That includes
the next release of BSDI and the next release of FreeBSD, as well.