How can I compute the range of signed and unsigned types
agrajag at linuxpower.org
Wed Apr 18 05:48:42 PDT 2001
On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Chris Richard Adams wrote:
> How can I 'compute' the different sizes of types on the machine? to
> prove that the values within limits.h are valid. I also would like to
> do this for reals. Anyone have any tips - I'd appreciate it.
Those sizes are defined for the C language. In order words, no matter
if you're on a 32-bit machine or a 64-bit machine, an int is always
going to be 32-bit and thus have the same numeric range because the
standards say so. This goes for all the basic types, not just int's.
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