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Re: [PATCH] inttostr: add gidtostr and uidtostr

From: Bernhard Voelker
Subject: Re: [PATCH] inttostr: add gidtostr and uidtostr
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:04:14 +0200
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On 08/12/2013 01:44 AM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> I think the worry was that there are zillions of such types
> (mode_t, dev_t, pid_t, etc.), too many to define a function
> for each.  For valid gid_t and uid_t values one can use
> umaxtostr in practice, and there seemed to be little point
> to tuning for platforms where gid_t and uid_t are narrower than
> uintmax_t.

Fair enough.  Thanks for the explanation.

Have a nice day,

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