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SubjectRe: [OT] sizeof C types ...
On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 12:29:06PM -0700, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Aug 2003 21:13:39 +0200 Herbert Pötzl <herbert@13thfloor.at> wrote:
>
> |
> | Hi Everyone!
> |
> | this time not sooo off topic but ...
> |
> | anyway, ist there some kind of overview how
> | large the basic C types are on the different
> | architectures Linux runs on?
> |
> | char, short, int, long, long int, long long, ...
>
> >From gcc mailing list today: <quote>
>
> All GCC targets (except perhaps some specialized targets for certain DSPs
> and microcontrollers) support 64-bit integers.
>
> Almost all GCC targets are either "ILP32" or "LP64".
>
> For ILP32:
> short is 16 bits
> int, long, pointers are 32 bits
> "long long" is 64 bits
>
> For LP64:
> short is 16 bits
> int is 32 bits
> long, pointers, and "long long" are 64 bits
>
> None of this requires a specific version, as all these types have been
> around for a long time.
> </quote>
>
> Also see Ch. 10 of the LDD book:
> http://www.xml.com/ldd/chapter/book/ch10.html

ahh there is the tabular I was looking for ...

many thanks,
Herbert

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