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RE: cygwin g++ strictness
- From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 23:02:12 -0500
- Subject: RE: cygwin g++ strictness
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> From: Eric Blake
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> According to John Emmas on 10/31/2008 9:35 AM:
> > question - when programming like this:-
> > int32_t i = 32;
> > printf("%d", i);
> > is it reasonable for a programmer to assume that a type declared as
> > int32_t will be compatible with "%d" when building for a
> 32-bit platform?
> It is not portable to platforms with 16-bit int (although
> these days, such platforms are museumware).
- Running your car's engineware.
- Exploding an airbag into your face on detecting a collisionware.
- Recording your vital signsware.
- Pumping insulin into youware.
- Doing your laundyware
- Computerized exercise machinewear
- A billion other products with 8- and 16-bit microcontrollers in themware.
CSci doesn't begin and end with the CPU currently on our desks!
> You can probably
> ignore the warning on 32-bit platforms, but the better fix is
> to make your code portable by using <inttypes.h>.
Well, yeah. There's always the option to not Do The Right Thing(tm), but my
personal experience is that correct way is usually also the easiest way.
Gary R. Van Sickle
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