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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: Eric Christopher <>
Date: 06 Aug 2001 16:33:54 +0100
Cc: Thiemo Seufer <>,,, GNU C Library <>
In-reply-to: <>
References: <> <> <>
> Yes. Gcc won't even compile since cpp uses MAX_WCHAR_TYPE_SIZE, which
> is defined as WCHAR_TYPE_SIZE and has be to a constant. But mips'
> BITS_PER_WORD is not avaiable for cpp. Besides, we use 32bit wchar_t
> on most of the 64bit Linux targets. Why do we want to use 64 for
> mips64? Check out WCHAR_TYPE_SIZE on ia64 and alpha, which are all
> 64bit Linux targets.

Right.  alpha doesn't define WCHAR_TYPE_SIZE, ia64 seems to do what you


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