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Re: Two suggestions for gcc C compiler to extend C language (by WD Smith)


On 07/26/16 16:55, Warren D Smith wrote:

And they said "only if available in implementation" which gcc chose to
interpret as
"we're not going to make other sizes available, hahahaha."


"if available in implementation" probably means "if supported by the
underlying hardware".

So, if your hardware supports direct access to 1, 2, or 4 bit entities
your proposal makes sense.

regards,
chris


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