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Re: autconf stdint types checking in guile-core

From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: autconf stdint types checking in guile-core
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 00:54:47 -0500
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Thamer Al-Harbash <address@hidden> writes:

> I looked at the autoconf tests for the types and would like to point
> out that they may break on exceptionally exotic architectures. The
> problem is, as most probably know, that the C standard has always
> defined sizeof(char) to return 1 byte. The definition of byte though
> is not necessarily an 8 bit storage unit. It's whatever CHAR_BIT is
> set to via limits.h

Hmm.  You're right, and that's definitely my fault.  I knew better,
but forgot to go back and fix that up before I committed.  I'll fix it


Rob Browning
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