int8_t typedef problem

Stephen Holford SHolford at
Tue Jan 7 14:29:51 UTC 2003

Hi Joel

> Thanks.  What about the other intXX_t types?  Should they say signed?

Not necessary as all arithmetic types other than chars and bitfields are 
signed by default. One thing to note with the "signed" keyword is it 
isn't K&R compatible, it was introduced in the C89 standard. This is the 
likely reason that gcc has the -fsigned-char, etc. command line switches...


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