Subject: Re: Why does mode_t need 32 bits?
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/01/1997 22:52:46
>There are 32 and 64 integers in C. We're of course talking vector
>machines here, not the Alpha based T3{D,E}.

I hate to be pedantic, but I am pretty sure that while a short has
32 bits of integer precision, sizeof(short) == 8 on a vector Cray.