Subject: Re: More on chars
To: Marshall Midden <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 03/28/1995 09:04:07
Jason Downs said:
>> Huh?  I can only think of two or three systems that even have unsigned chars
>> as the native, and neither of them run NetBSD (currently).
>> If NetBSD ever runs on an unsigned char box, the programs will probably
>> get fixed.  Otherwise, why bother?  Almost everything uses signed chars.

The Marshall Midden said:
> I wish to take issue with the above.  Is someone posts fixes, please
> incorporate them.  Thanks!

I definitely agree with the latter; one of the things that (at least) I
am trying to do with NetBSD make it a portable system.  (Hence my
interest in doing the Alpha port; 64-bit machines are rare but
interesting, these days.)