size_t + ptrdiff_t
turkeyman at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 07:48:27 PST 2012
On 22 February 2012 17:39, Don Clugston <dac at nospam.com> wrote:
> On 22/02/12 06:16, Walter Bright wrote:
>> 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.
> I expected that for ptrdiff_t, but for size_t as well?
> So sizeof(int *) was larger than size_t ?
I've worked on platforms where sizeof(void*) was smaller than sizeof(size_t)
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