Subject: Re: [boost] numeric_cast
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-14 13:12:55
Brandon Kohn wrote:
> I found something that was a bit of a surprise though on
> msvc10. The 'char' type is not the same as int8_t (signed char)
> or uint8_t(unsigned char). I would have expected the former. I
> explicitly added char specialization to the args sent to the
> code generation macros, but I expect this won't be correct for
> all compilers.
There are three char types in C/C++: signed char, unsigned char, and char. The latter may be represented as either of the other two, but which is implementation defined.
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer using std::disclaimer;
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