<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Nov 13, 2007 4:43 PM, Paul Eggert <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
<div class="Ih2E3d">Ken Pizzini <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> writes:<br><br>> I'd personally prefer to allow compilers that are C89 compliant<br>> (provided that some sort of 64-bit integer is supported) to work
<br>> with this code, if possible, rather than requiring full C99 support.<br><br></div>I'll second that. Very few full C99 environments actually exist yet.<br>I just now ran into a bug with Sun's current compiler; it mishandles
<br>wider-than-32-bit integers in preprocessor expressions when it is<br>running on 32-bit sparc, because the compiler doesn't support that<br>part of C99 correctly yet. GCC doesn't claim full C99 support yet<br>
either. <br></blockquote></div><br><br>If it's relevant, I'll third it. My notes on C99-like support being needed were to justify the change from K&R to C89, not to request C99 support. There are some nice features in C99 - the extra initializer options, for example (though I wish they'd added a Fortran-like "repeat" option).
<br clear="all"><br>-- <br>Jonathan Leffler <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> #include <disclaimer.h><br>Guardian of DBD::Informix - v2007.0914 - <a href="http://dbi.perl.org">
http://dbi.perl.org</a><br>"Blessed are we who can laugh at ourselves, for we shall never cease to be amused."