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Subject: Re: Maximum Number of Legal Moves

Author: Dieter Buerssner

Date: 12:46:50 05/09/05

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On May 09, 2005 at 15:36:50, Dann Corbit wrote:

>C99 has variant arrays.

Which compilers do support it? I know, that Gcc supports it, also ICC. Does MS
support it? Do all the compilers, that support it, use an efficient
implementation (that for example just adjusts the stack pointer)?

I was surprised, that some code I tried a while back, and that used C99 unsigned
long long worked with (some newer version of) the Microsoft compiler. I did not
find this new feature mentioned in the documentation. I was used to the typical
#if ... typedef ... unsigned __int64 things before.

Seems, that newest MS compiler still does not support the C99 format specifiers
for long long. (I am aware, that this is really a library issue. But from the
compiler user point of view - in the sense of the C standard - this should not


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