size_t + ptrdiff_t
ibuclaw at ubuntu.com
Tue Feb 21 23:23:31 PST 2012
On 22 February 2012 02:19, Walter Bright <newshound2 at digitalmars.com> wrote:
> On 2/21/2012 1:03 AM, Artur Skawina wrote:
>> Types like ptrdiff_t are not necessary in D, because you can write
>> code using 'auto' and 'typeof()' - std C didn't have these, so a type had
>> to be invented for everything.
> And, in fact, object.di contains:
> alias typeof(int.sizeof) size_t;
> alias typeof(cast(void*)0 - cast(void*)0) ptrdiff_t;
But as far as I can see, size_t and ptrdiff_t have a special meaning
inside the compiler, and you can change their alias at will (though
I've never tried).
*(p < e ? p++ : p) = (c & 0x0f) + '0';
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