long long vs long

dahms@ifk20.mach.uni-karlsruhe.de dahms@ifk20.mach.uni-karlsruhe.de
Tue Aug 4 16:53:00 GMT 1998


Hi Joerg, you wrote:

: > Hopefully ISO reserved the char at ((unsigned int)-1) exactly for
: EOF.
: 
: They can't. To do so, this would require assumptions of the internal
: representation of -1.

You're right! I assumed a 32bit charset will only be available on a
newer platform >=32bit, and all those I know are 2'comp integer,
(except for e.g. IEEE floating point, which is signed-magnitude).


Bye, Heribert (dahms@ifk20.mach.uni-karlsruhe.de)
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