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Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 19:19:49 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: Maybe not a bug but a possible omission?

* Jon Scobie <> [2018-03-28 14:33:23 +0100]:
> Well, I definitely agree that instead of definitions like
> #define INT64_MIN  (-1-0x7fffffffffffffff)
> we should have
> #define INT64_MIN  (-1 - INT64_C(0x7fffffffffffffff))


"The macro INTN_C(value) shall expand to an integer constant expression corresponding to the type int_leastN_t"

i dont think it is necessary or appropriate: the c rules
already handles this portably: the const has the lowest
rank 64bit signed int type, any additional complication
can just get the type wrong.

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