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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] sizeof of boost::int8_t
From: Ovanes Markarian (om_boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-16 10:28:49

It's type is 'boost::int8_t' which guarantees it to have the size of 8 bits
or 1 byte. Probably it is a typedef to some template instantiation.

If you ask which underlying type is used to implement it, than it is
probably char. As far as I remember C++ standard guarantees a char to have
the size of 1 byte. But anyway you can take a look at the implementation of


On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 4:00 PM, eial_at_[hidden] <eial_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> running sizeof on a boost::int8_t returns 1, but what is the type?
> int/char?
> thanks.

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