Subject: Re: pcc port to pdp10.
To: Lars Brinkhoff <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/12/2003 21:38:49
> I'd like to point out that the definition of (u)int_leastN_t is the
> smallest (un)signed integer type with a width of at least N bits (C99
> 22.214.171.124). Perhaps (u)int_least8_t can be useful for networking and
> file system code?
Yes, in many places they can, in other places not. But there are some
places where chars are assumed to be 8 bits, and for example the NBBY
macro is used to specify both bits in chars and bits in int8_t.
The code around this must be understood and it is not always so easy.