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Re: [avr-gcc-list] long character constants like 'abcd'

From: Egil Kvaleberg
Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] long character constants like 'abcd'
Date: 23 Jan 2003 08:51:15 +0100

On Wed, 2003-01-22 at 16:47, Jeff Barlow wrote:

> I have the "traditional" K & R (copyright 1978) right here in front of
> me and I can find no mention of multi byte character constants. I know
> some compilers support this syntax, but I don't think it's ever been
> required to work.

I wrote a C compiler round 1980, and it was certainly an issue then.

You'll find it mentioned in the section 'Portability considerations' of
'The C Programming Language - Reference Manual'. All C compilers
supported it.

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