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Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 06:53:34 +0200
From: Markus Wichmann <nullplan@....net>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Maybe not a bug but a possible omission?

On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 12:30:52AM +0000, Jon Scobie wrote:
> Intended types? It's a macro. Where is the type definition? It is inferred.

Inferred by a standardised algorithm. So where's the problem?

> Why not just make it implicit when the language allows for it?
> 

But... the type _is_ implicit here. Also, Rich explained why. Do not
attempt to fix swig by changing musl.

The type inferrence rules haven't changed since 1989, except to add long
long int to the list.

Also, please add your answers at the bottom on this list.

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Well then you probably should not have sent it to a mailing list with an
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In that generality, that is only true in the US. However, this list is
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Ciao,
Markus

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