This is the mail archive of the gcc@gcc.gnu.org mailing list for the GCC project.


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]

Re: Changing WCHAR_TYPE from "long int" to "int"?


Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com> writes:

> On Sun, Aug 05, 2001 at 09:48:06AM -0700, H . J . Lu wrote:
>
>> I am working with Eric to clean up the Linux/mips configuration in
>> gcc 3.x. I'd like to change WCHAR_TYPE from "long int" to "int". They
>> are the same on Linux/mips. There won't be any run-time problems. I am
>> wondering if there are any compatibility problems at the compile time
>> at the source and binary level. For one thing, __WCHAR_TYPE__ will be
>> changed from "long int" to "int". The only thing I can think of is
>> the C++ libraries. But gcc 3.x doesn't work on Linux/mips. The one
>> I am working on will be the first gcc 3.x for Linux/mips. So there
>> shouldn't be any problems. Am I right?
>
> The MIPS ABI defines wchar_t to long.  So please go ahead and make the
> change.

I'm confused.  The ABI defines it to be long - and he should change it
nevertheless?

Andreas
-- 
 Andreas Jaeger
  SuSE Labs aj@suse.de
   private aj@arthur.inka.de
    http://www.suse.de/~aj

PGP signature


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]