[TUHS] v7 K&R C

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Sun May 17 02:31:06 AEST 2020

On 5/15/20, Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> arm has been the biggest outlier in terms of unsigned char. In FreeBSD,
> this has been the second largest source of bugs with the platform... the
> OABI weird alignment requirements being the first (thankfully behind us)...

Why did the implementers of the Unix ABI for ARM decide to have char
be unsigned?  Was there an architectural reason for it?

-Paul W.

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