Subject: Re: hton64
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/29/1997 09:25:35
On Sun, 29 Jun 1997 12:19:53 -0400 
 "John F. Woods" <> wrote:

 > What does one do if an architecture simply doesn't have 16-bit addressability?
 > Does the compiler vendor not define int16_t, or is the compiler obligated to
 > emulate non-addressable quantities?  (I'm thinking in particular of the DSP
 > chip which has byte and 32-bit-word addressability, and that's it.)

I would _guess_ that's what'll happen... That's what the compiler on the
Cray C90 does (and it only has 128-bit addressability :-)

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