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Re: video mem access with oskit-mach


From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: video mem access with oskit-mach
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 22:22:27 +0200
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On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 04:09:37PM -0400, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > The conversion from signed shorts to unsigned shorts is implementation
> > defined (or can raise a signal even), so I am out of luck here  (unless we
> > forbid ports higher than 7fff).
> 
> Say what?  Conversions from one bitpattern (integer) type to another
> bitpattern type of the same size are always fine.

Even cross platform (eg, over the network)?

Marcus

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