Subject: Re: spring cleaning step #1

Re: spring cleaning step #1

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 16:49:53 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 17 Apr 2010, Alexander Lamaison wrote:

>> Because 'int' is defined to be the "natural" data size for the
>> architecture. Thus it is generally faster and make better generated code
>> than forcing it to be another type.
> I wasn't aware of that. What about the signedness? Is that significant?

Signedness can be important and significant, but unless it is important I tend
to just prefer plain (signed) 'int'. I don't think I removed the unsignedness
from anything that need it.

Received on 2010-04-17