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Re: CVS update: subversion/subversion/libsvn_subr hashdump.c

From: Jim Meyering <meyering_at_ascend.com>
Date: 2000-11-07 14:56:10 CET

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> wrote:
| Well, there is ANSI C (the syntax/compiler), and then there are the
| libraries. While we can easily require an ANSI C compiler (and we do), the
| library/headers is possibly a different issue.
| apr_size_t's presence signals the fact that at some point, size_t was NOT
| available somewhere.

That was certainly the case.
That's why autoconf's AC_TYPE_SIZE_T macro came into being.
It defines size_t to be `unsigned' on systems that don't define size_t.
Then you can use `size_t' even on systems that lack it.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:14 2006

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