Subject: Re: Documentation/languages...
To: David Jones <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/18/1997 15:49:20
On Sun, 18 May 1997 16:01:23 -0400 (EDT)
David Jones <email@example.com> wrote:
> J.T. Conklin wrote:
> | Aside from signed/unsigned chars, I hope that all netbsd ports'
> | operate pretty much the same. I'd say that is one of the advantages
> | of a single source OS, and something we shouldn't violate lightly.
> Is there a good reason for some ports to have signed chars and others
It's dependent on the architecture, really. The PowerPC (and ARM, I
believe) are "char unsigned" by definition of the architecture.
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