Message from C, C++ talks

October 2020

— When writing C is better to use uint or uint_t ?

— Int is signed and uint is unsigned

— No mean the t sorry

— Uint vs uint_t


But if u meant should i use Exact-width integer types then use they can be nice for portability in other machines

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— Be aware that int32_t is optional and not available on every architecture while int is mandatory.

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— Optional kind of implies it's a GCC extension or something

— It's available everywhere that conforms to C99+ or C11+

— No, but you can't guarantee availability because there are systems where a byte is not 8 bits and hence you can't have that type

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— But that's exactly why these things were implemented

— The only case in which they don't exist is e.g uint64_t in an architecture that only holds up to 32 bits

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