Subject: Re: new openssl won't build on powerpc
To: gabriel rosenkoetter <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/16/2001 09:23:50
On Sun, Apr 15, 2001 at 10:28:20PM -0400, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 11:14:36AM +0900, email@example.com 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.
Not really. Also, char is much less efficient on some platforms.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>