[Ffmpeg-devel] Compiler warnings
Thu Feb 2 12:15:10 CET 2006
Erik Slagter said:
> On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 01:45 +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> I can think of cases where a signed/unsigned difference could cause
>> unexpected behavior, but these are rare.
> Grmbl. If char's would have been unsigned by default, since the
> beginning, imho this "warning" problem wouldn't have been there at all.
> What would have driven the person that invented this? :-(
The cases I was thinking of are not limited to 8-bit types. Anything involving
arithmetic on numbers with the top bit set can give strange results if the
signed and unsigned types are mixed.
mru at inprovide.com
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