Sun C - is it missing a type specifier?

Henry Spencer henry at
Tue Feb 12 03:51:18 AEST 1991

In article <1991Feb11.050706.18745 at johnny5.uucp> garvey at johnny5.uucp (Joe Garvey) writes:
>I'm still kinda surprised that the Sun C compiler (unbundled one) doesn't
>allow "signed char". Is there a reason for this? Is it an oversite? Did
>I screw up?

You are being optimistic if you expect K&R2 to apply to every C compiler
in the world.  Many old compilers -- including Sun's unbundled one -- are
nowhere near conformance to ANSI C.
"Read the OSI protocol specifications?  | Henry Spencer @ U of Toronto Zoology
I can't even *lift* them!"              |  henry at  utzoo!henry

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