[Python-Dev] Collection of typedefs for integral types
Thu, 06 Jul 2000 22:28:47 +0200
Tim Peters wrote:
> [moved from patches to Python-Dev]
> >> Patch #100745 has been updated.
> >> Visit SourceForge.net for more info.
> > -1: Since when have we stopped supporting machines without 4-byte integral
> > types? Or even non-standard 4 byte integral types? This looks extremely
> > dangerous.
> Indeed, Python *does* run on machines that don't have any 4-byte integral
> types -- or at least it used to <wink>. It doesn't run on any without an
> integral type *at least* 32-bits wide, though. Wouldn't the latter be good
> enough for this patch? That is, what's the requirement here for *exactly*
> 32 bits?
> BTW, a sane collection of typedefs would be another good candidate for
The only problem with typedefs is that they tend to cause conflicts
when different definitions are encountered.
We'd have to use e.g. Py_UINT4, Py_UINT2, etc...
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