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Re: does gcc support multiple sizes, or not?


DJ Delorie <dj@redhat.com> writes:

| > Good!  In that case, you don't need them to be pointers at all. :-)
| > 
| > I think you should just declare them as integer types.
| 
| That makes initializing function pointers messy.
| 
| Besides, they're not integers.  They're pointers.  I'd *like* to be
| able to dereference them in some simple ways in the future; telling me
| to "just use integers" is a step backwards.

I'm lost.  In previous message, you said

 # I'm not trying to dereference any of these nonstandard pointers. 

| Why don't I "just use assembler" or "just use C"?  that defeats the
| whole purpose of having  a high level language.

I'm not sure that reasoning will advance the issue.  The points raised
by Mark are very important ones.  

They should not be hand-waved.

-- Gaby


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