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Re: Changing WCHAR_TYPE from "long int" to "int"?

To: "H . J . Lu" <>
Subject: Re: Changing WCHAR_TYPE from "long int" to "int"?
From: Gabriel Dos Reis <>
Date: 05 Aug 2001 19:06:14 +0200
Cc: Eric Christopher <>,,, GNU C Library <>
In-reply-to: "H . J . Lu"'s message of "Sun, 5 Aug 2001 09:48:06 -0700"
Organization: CodeSourcery, LLC
References: <>
"H . J . Lu" <> writes:

| changed from "long int" to "int". The only thing I can think of is
| the C++ libraries. But gcc 3.x doesn't work on Linux/mips. The one
| I am working on will be the first gcc 3.x for Linux/mips. So there
| shouldn't be any problems. Am I right?

Normally, wchar_t is a keyword in C++ (as opposed to typedef in C).
So at first sight, I would think there should be no problem with
changing WCHAR_TYPE.  But then, I may be missing some subtile ABI point.

-- Gaby

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