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Re: Patch: Re: glimits.h is not compatible with -traditional


On Fri, Sep 01, 2000 at 10:12:10PM -0300, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> > +#ifdef __STDC__
> >  #define UINT_MAX (INT_MAX * 2U + 1)
> > +#else
> > +#define UINT_MAX ((unsigned)INT_MAX * 2 + 1)
> > +#endif

I think you'll just have to ignore this warning.  There is no
correct solution, as far as I can see.

> I don't think there are equivalent.  INT_MAX * 2 overflows.  The right
> fix would be `INT_MAX * (unsigned)2 + 1'.

Huh?  Cast binds higher than multiply.

> In any case, it wouldn't be possible to use these macros as CPP
> constants; I'm not sure whether this is required by the standards.

It is, so that makes precidence moot.


r~

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