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Author lemburg
Recipients lemburg, loewis, ronaldoussoren, trentm
Date 2008-10-07.15:23:47
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On 2008-10-07 14:33, Ronald Oussoren wrote:
> Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren@mac.com> added the comment:
> 
> Annoyingly enough my patch isn't good enough, it turns out that ctypes 
> has introduced a SIZEOF__BOOL definition in configure.in and that needs 
> special caseing as well.
> 
> pymacconfig.h.patch2 fixes that issue as well. Do you have access to a 
> PPC G5 system? I've determined the correct value of SIZEOF__BOOL for 
> that platform by reading the assembly code for a small test program and 
> hence am not 100% sure that sizeof(_Bool) actually is 1 on that 
> architecture.

Using this helper:

#include <stdio.h>
main() {
    printf("sizeof(_Bool)=%i bytes\n", sizeof(_Bool));
}

I get:

sizeof(_Bool)=4 bytes

on a G4 PPC.

Seems strange to me, but reasonable since it is defined like this
in stdbool.h:

#if __STDC_VERSION__ < 199901L && __GNUC__ < 3
typedef int     _Bool;
#endif
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2008-10-07 15:23:51lemburgsetrecipients: + lemburg, loewis, ronaldoussoren, trentm
2008-10-07 15:23:49lemburglinkissue4060 messages
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