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Re: Did the standard committee vote to make integer comparisons do the right thing?

From: Thiago Macieira <thiago_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 14:49:56 -0800
On Wednesday, 6 November 2019 14:37:59 PST Brian Bi wrote:
> The version of the story I heard is that if there's no type that can
> represent all values of both types being compared, then the comparison
> still has to yield the correct result, even though it might be "slow".

I don't think "slow" is acceptable. There's WAY too much code that performs
comparisons between signed and unsigned that would be affected.

Even promotion to 64-bit could be slow.

Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
   Software Architect - Intel System Software Products

Received on 2019-11-06 16:52:15