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Re: [ft-devel] integer suffix abuse

From: suzuki toshiya
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] integer suffix abuse
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:24:06 +0900
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Hmm, therefore, should we remove all constants using L suffix
directly, and use such constants as the macros which is defined
with appropriate suffix under the cpp-conditionals for 16-bit,
32-bit and 64-bit systems?


Alexei Podtelezhnikov wrote:
> Hi All,
> I think we abuse the suffix L in integer constants. I understand the
> desire to make sure that very common 0x10000L is 32-bit to represent a
> unit in 16.16 fixed-point representation. On modern 64-bit systems
> that actually becomes an unnecessary 64-bit constant. Perhaps the
> suffix was used with 16-bit systems in mind, but 0x10000 cannot fit
> into 16-bit integer and will always be 32-bit even on 16-bit systems.
> Am I missing something?
> Alexei
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