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Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc/locale
On Sat, Jun 05, 2010 at 11:53:32PM +0200, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > Module Name: src
> > Committed By: tnozaki
> > Date: Wed Jun 2 16:04:52 UTC 2010
> > Modified Files:
> > src/lib/libc/locale: bsdctype.c
> > Log Message:
> > uint8_t -> unsigned char, int16_t -> short.
> As ever, thank you for looking after our locale code.
> I was just wondering why this change was made? It seems to be a backwards
> step to me?
I looked at it and it appears to me that it's a change to use
non-sized types (that are guaranteed to be large enough) in the
in-memory structures. If we ever do a port to a 36-bit machine or
whatever it's probably desirable.
David A. Holland
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