preprocessor/8139: Bad new INT64_C macro

Richard Henderson
Mon Oct 7 04:57:00 GMT 2002

On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 11:17:48AM +0100, Neil Booth wrote:
> But what is defining this macro?  GCC, or your system?

Gcc does not provide <stdint.h>; glibc does.

> I don't think it really matters, though.

It does, because...

> Remember that with the new macro the token does not have L or LL
> appended, and therefore has type int (before promotions) in an
> arithmetic expression.  This is what is causing the warning -
> the integer is too big.

... the whole point of this excercise is to get proper typing
of these constants.  If "int" is 64-bit, for instance, then you
most certainly do not want L or LL appended.

It's a glibc bug.


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