Subject: Re: new openssl won't build on powerpc
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <email@example.com>
Date: 04/15/2001 22:28:20
On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 11:14:36AM +0900, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> the variables are auto variables (on stack, not in structure nor union)
> and are used just as flags. i don't think the use of char will help
> anybody, or anybody cares.
Machines with small quantities of memory will probably care if every
char that "doesn't really need to be one" becomes an int. It's just
a bad precedent to set, that's all.
~ g r @ eclipsed.net