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Re: Recent checkins


From: James Morrison
Subject: Re: Recent checkins
Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 13:50:25 -0700 (PDT)

--- Simon Law <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 8 May 2002, Neal H Walfield wrote:
> 
> > > And we know more specifically that:
> > > 
> > > short int < int = long int.
> > 
> > According to whom?  The world is more than just x86.
> 
>       I agree.  On SPARC v9 machines:
> 
>       char  :  8 bytes
>       short : 16 bytes
>       int   : 32 bytes
>       long  : 64 bytes
> 
> Simon
> 

 Humm, 
   where did you get this information, any sparcv9 machines I have say a long
is only 4 bytes.  I also don't know of any machine that has 8 bytes chars,
even unicode doesn't use that.



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   Computer Science - Digital Hardware
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