Mon Jul 3 12:31:00 GMT 2006
On Jul 3 06:10, Eric Blake wrote:
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> According to Corinna Vinschen on 7/3/2006 3:41 AM:
> > I have checked the stdint.h headers on glibc 2.3.4 and 2.4, as well as
> > on Solaris 10, NetBSD, FreeBSD and OpenBSD. Only FreeBSD and OpenBSD
> > define them as just x, all others as x##U, one way or the other.
> And gnulib rejects Solaris 10 and glibc's versions as buggy as well:
> > ISO/IEC 9899:TC2 (http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg14/www/docs/n1124.pdf)
> > has the following to say:
> > 188.8.131.52 Macros for minimum-width integer constants
> > The macro INTN_C(value) shall expand to an integer constant expression
> > corresponding to the type int_leastN_t.
> The problem is that there is no integer constant expression for unsigned
> char; instead, you get an integer constant expression for the type that
> unsigned char promotes to. Therefore, UINT8_C should give an int, not
> unsigned int.
> This snippet from gnulib is valid C code, but fails if you use the wrong
> type specifier:
> /* Detect bugs in glibc 2.4 and Solaris 10 stdint.h, among others. */
> int check_UINT8_C:
> (-1 < UINT8_C (0)) == (-1 < (uint_least8_t) 0) ? 1 : -1;
> int check_UINT16_C:
> (-1 < UINT16_C (0)) == (-1 < (uint_least16_t) 0) ? 1 : -1;
Convinced. I checked in your patch.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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