On Sat, 2008-04-26 at 20:21 +0200, Bernd Eckenfels wrote: > In article <[🔎] firstname.lastname@example.org> you wrote: > >> sizeof(char) == 1 > > > I just removed them for this reason. > > Maybe we need to specify CHAR_BITS instead? Maybe some day Debian will run on an architecture where CHAR_BITS != 8, but I doubt it; too much software depends on having exactly-8-bit types. Until then, why bother? (Similarly there's little point in including sizeof(short) and sizeof(int); they don't vary between our current architectures and are very unlikely to do so in future.) Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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