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

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Fri Sep 14 2012 - 10:25:11 EST

On Friday 2012-09-14 15:46, Jim Rees wrote:

>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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