[PATCH] Fix type inconsistencies in stdint.h

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Apr 7 17:24:00 GMT 2009

On Apr  7 11:08, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 10:57:02AM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> I don't entirely understand when people think it's ok to make sweeping
> >> changes for 1.7 and when they think we need to be conservative.
> >
> >MHO is that 1.7+gcc4 is already such a sweeping change (e.g.
> >"conservative" left the building sometime last year), that if we DO plan
> >on any more such sweeping changes before cygwin2.dll it's better to do
> >'em now.
> >
> >OTOH, if we DON'T actually plan on any more such changes, then there's
> >no reason to make changes gratuitously, no matter how Just Mean We Are.
> >
> >> I think it is very regrettable that Cygwin doesn't have the same int
> >> types as linux and it would be interesting to see how much would be
> >> broken by changing these types.
> >
> >"Interesting" in the sense of the old Chinese curse [*], I assume?
> Or as in the "WJM" aforementioned sense.

Sounds like "WJM" matches exactly what my patch does.  I've checked it in.


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