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Re: Relaxing -Wsign-compare
On Fri, Sep 21, 2001 at 05:48:31PM -0000, Morten Welinder wrote:
> That's a very popular non-solution. Normally the index value is
> actually used, like for example:
> for (i = 0; i < sizeof (foo) / sizeof (foo); i++)
> printf ("%d\n", i);
> With "int", the program is perfectly fine and portable. With "size_t",
> it isn't, if I understand things right. There's no guarantee that "%d"
> matches size_t. Having to cast i when used is not appealing.
With 'int' the program is not portable if the array is equal or larger than
32 KByte. Example is Turbo-C for Atari ST/TT.
You have also problems with Arrays equal and larger than 2 GByte on every 64