Re: [resend][PATCH] avoid signed vs unsigned comparison inefi_range_is_wc()

From: Jesper Juhl
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 16:04:41 EST

On Thu, 16 Jun 2005, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> Well long and int are the same size on ix86. What you really need
> is 'size_t' for counters. That's the largest unsigned integer that
> will fit in a register on the target platform. It is platform-
> specific, therefore defined in stddef.h. No index or return-value
> is supposed to be larger than what can be represented in size_t,
> therefore it is a good type to use.
> Note that on 64-bit platforms, size_t will be larger than an unsigned
> int. This is good.
Good info, thanks Richard.


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