Subject: Re: new openssl won't build on powerpc
To: gabriel rosenkoetter <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
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, 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 <>