size_t + ptrdiff_t

Walter Bright newshound2 at
Tue Feb 21 21:16:05 PST 2012

On 2/21/2012 6:07 PM, Juan Manuel Cabo wrote:
> 16bit intel had 16bit segments and offsets, so memory was segmented
> and you couldn't address more than 64kb at a time.
> So you couldn't have grabbed^H^H"allocated" more than 64kb in real mode in intel
> in a single linear block.

size_t was 16 bits on all 16 bit memory models except the 'huge' one.

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