[Monetdb-developers] [Monetdb-checkins] MonetDB5/src/modules/atoms rmtobj.mx, , 1.4, 1.5
Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Mon Aug 4 14:39:37 CEST 2008
On 04-08-2008 11:41:26 +0200, Sjoerd Mullender wrote:
> I've seen this kind of thing quite often, but I have to ask, why? The
> standard says about the sizeof operator:
> "When applied to an operand that has type char, unsigned char, or signed
> char, (or a qualified version thereof) the result is 1."
> So why bother multiplying with sizeof(char)?
Because I learnt it this way, and I like it for the case (if ever) when
the size of a char will be different than 1 byte. It just makes
explicit that I think I'm allocating a string here, and not something
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