Subject: Re: C Language Standard(s)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/10/1996 18:17:00
Simon J. Gerraty wrote:

>Or you could argue that the programmer broke things by thinking that 

>int foo(x)
>	short x;

>meant anything.

Of course, it means something.


    int foo(x) short x; { write(1, &x, 2);}


    int foo(x) int x; { write(1, &x, 2);}

will produce different results on 32-bit big-endian machines.
Christoph Badura

You don't need to quote my .signature.  Everyone has seen it by now.
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