Re: [RFC][PATCH] A generic boolean (version 2)

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Fri Jul 21 2006 - 17:12:37 EST

Michael Buesch wrote:
On Friday 21 July 2006 16:23, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
The changes are:
* u2 has been corrected to u1 (and also added it as __u1)
Do we really need this? Is not 'bool' enough?

I would say we don't even _want_ this.
A u1 variable will basically never be one bit wide.
It will be at least 8bit, or let's say 32bit. Maybe
even 64bit on some archs. It all depends on the compiler
plus the arch.

We _don't_ want u1, because we don't get what we see.

For this and 1000 other reasons, we don't want u1.


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