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Re: Q. is sizeof(char) always 1
- To: egcs-bugs at cygnus dot com, grahams at rcp dot co dot uk
- Subject: Re: Q. is sizeof(char) always 1
- From: mrs at wrs dot com (Mike Stump)
- Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 14:27:50 -0700
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 20:30:04 GMT
> To: email@example.com
> The reason I'm asking this question is a lot of code in egcs assumes
> that sizeof(char) is 1 when allocating memory.
> Are bugs waiting to bite should a machine exist where
> sizeof(char) != 1
You might find reading the ANSI Standard for C++ enlightening:
`sizeof(char) , sizeof(signed char) and sizeof(unsigned char) are 1'