Subject: Re: mklocale, take 2
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 10/18/2001 13:52:02
On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 11:41:39AM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:

> Now, as far as having a packed attribute flag in cdefs.h, we might
> want to consider using "#pragma pack" as opposed to an attribute that
> might be required to appear in different places in the struct's
> definition on different compilers.  "#pragma pack" is much more widely
> supported, and would cause the compile to fail (a good thing!) if
> packed structs aren't provided by the compiler.

aren't #pragmas are by definition compiler-specific?

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
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