Subject: Re: weird lossage with xcompile macppc -> sparc
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/24/2002 15:28:07
On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 04:09:14PM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:

> Are you sure that's what it's doing? Look closer at the code; it's not.
> :-)

Yup, did, you are right, Makefile magic saves it.

> That one really should be (signed char).

But I don't see how the cross-compiler gets this wrong, since it already
knows "char" is signed on the target (sparc), not unsigned like on the
host (macppc).