Subject: Re: libc's quad support
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/17/2002 14:07:30
On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 09:51:49PM +0200, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

 > #if (sizeof(quad_t)== 8)
 > Error Ooops! Quad library broken because of sizeof(quad_t) change!
 > #endif

No, that won't work.  You could LONG_MAX, I suppose... but why not just
use fixed-size types?  On every platform we support now, and will likely
support for as long and you or I care about it, SImode == 32-bit and
DImode == 64-bit, so...

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>