[Bug 269] Many compiler warnings with gcc 4.0

Alan DeKok aland at ox.org
Wed Aug 31 22:34:20 CEST 2005

Frank Cusack <fcusack at fcusack.com> wrote:
> I personally dislike that, however I have seen other pieces of code that
> did similar things to avoid casts.  Myself, I find it quite hard to read.

  I agree.  That's why som eheader files do:

#define my_foo bar.baz.y.z.foo

  It breaks some things, but it's easy to read.

> Not sure why you'd use uint8_t instead of unsigned char though.

  Less typing?

  Personally, I don't like "unsigned char", as that says to me
"unsigned ASCII character".  Instead "uint8_t" says "unsigned 8 bits
of data".

  Alan DeKok.

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