Re: [PATCH] strings: helper for maximum decimal encoding of anunsigned integer

From: Jim Rees
Date: Fri Sep 14 2012 - 09:46:56 EST

Jan Engelhardt wrote:

>A pure K&R-C version would use a string:
>#define base10len(i) "\0x1\0x3\0x5\0x8\0x0A\0x0D\0x0F\0x11\0x14"[sizeof(i)]
>(if I converted them properly into hexadecimal)
The syntax is \x01\x03\x05...

K&R doesn't have the \x escape, only \0 (octal).
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