Subject: Re: Games/craft 3.5 still won't work :-(
To: Gilbert, Christopher <>
From: Richard Earnshaw <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/04/1999 14:55:02
> Didn't there used to be a flag to the compiler to make it use char as
> signed?  (My memories are rather vague on these not having touched arm32 for
> over a year)  There's quite a lot of software that assumes that char is
> signed (or there used to be)
> Chris
> PS apologies if someone else has already said this but my email system has
> been down and suddenly lots of messages arrived in a big batch this morning.

Yes, -f(un)signed-char.  But this would change the ABI of the system, so 
it would be theoretically possible (meaning, I can't find a test case off 
hand) that it would break the library interfaces.