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Re: [RFH] Getting rid of WCHAR_TYPE_SIZE


Zack Weinberg <zack@codesourcery.com> writes:

> On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 09:13:30PM +0100, Neil Booth wrote:
> > Successfully removing WCHAR_UNSIGNED tempted me to look at
> > getting rid of WCHAR_TYPE_SIZE like Mark suggested.
> > 
> > It turns out there is only one user in the whole compiler,
> > and it's in Ada (huh?).  In targtyps.c, we have:
> > 
> > Pos
> > get_target_wchar_t_size ()
> > {
> >   /* We never want wide chacters less than "short" in Ada.  */
> >   return MAX (SHORT_TYPE_SIZE, WCHAR_TYPE_SIZE);
> > }
> > 
> > It seems a shame to have to maintain over 200 lines of #define
> > and #undef gunk just for this.  Can someone suggest a replacement?
> 
> MODE_BITSIZE (TYPE_MODE (wchar_type_node)) ?  Only works if targtyps.c
> is linked into the compiler proper, not one of the myriad Ada helper
> utilities.

Unfortunately, it is linked into one of the helper programs.

-- 
- Geoffrey Keating <geoffk@geoffk.org> <geoffk@redhat.com>


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