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[v2,1/4] system_data_types.7: Add int_fastN_t family of types

Message ID 20201001143203.98803-2-colomar.6.4.3@gmail.com
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Series Document [u]int_fastN_t | expand

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Alejandro Colomar Oct. 1, 2020, 2:32 p.m. UTC
Signed-off-by: Alejandro Colomar <colomar.6.4.3@gmail.com>
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 man7/system_data_types.7 | 77 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 77 insertions(+)

Comments

Michael Kerrisk \(man-pages\) Oct. 1, 2020, 3:24 p.m. UTC | #1
Thanks, Alex. Applied.


On 10/1/20 4:32 PM, Alejandro Colomar wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Alejandro Colomar <colomar.6.4.3@gmail.com>
> ---
>  man7/system_data_types.7 | 77 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 77 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/man7/system_data_types.7 b/man7/system_data_types.7
> index 4645ed5f4..c5d0b700d 100644
> --- a/man7/system_data_types.7
> +++ b/man7/system_data_types.7
> @@ -329,6 +329,83 @@ C99 and later; POSIX.1-2001 and later.
>  See also:
>  .BR imaxdiv (3)
>  .RE
> +.\"------------------------------------- int_fastN_t ------------------/
> +.TP
> +.IR int_fast N _t
> +.RS
> +Include:
> +.IR <stdint.h> .
> +Alternatively,
> +.IR <inttypes.h> .
> +.PP
> +.IR int_fast8_t ,
> +.IR int_fast16_t ,
> +.IR int_fast32_t ,
> +.I int_fast64_t
> +.PP
> +Usually the fastest (see Notes) signed integer type
> +of a width of at least N bits,
> +N being the value specified in its type name.
> +According to the C language standard, they shall be
> +capable of storing values in the range
> +.RB [ INT_FAST N _MIN ,
> +.BR INT_FAST N _MAX ],
> +substituting N by the appropriate number.
> +.PP
> +The length modifiers for the
> +.IR int_fast N _t
> +types for the
> +.BR printf (3)
> +family of functions
> +are expanded by macros of the forms
> +.BR PRIdFAST N
> +and
> +.BR PRIiFAST N
> +(defined in
> +.IR <inttypes.h> );
> +resulting for example in
> +.B %"PRIdFAST64"
> +or
> +.B %"PRIiFAST64"
> +for printing
> +.I int_fast64_t
> +values.
> +The length modifiers for the
> +.IR int_fast N _t
> +types for the
> +.BR scanf (3)
> +family of functions
> +are expanded by macros of the forms
> +.BR SCNdFAST N
> +and
> +.BR SCNiFAST N,
> +(defined in
> +.IR <inttypes.h> );
> +resulting for example in
> +.B %"SCNdFAST8"
> +or
> +.B %"SCNiFAST8"
> +for scanning
> +.I int_fast8_t
> +values.
> +.PP
> +Conforming to:
> +C99 and later; POSIX.1-2001 and later.
> +.PP
> +Notes:
> +Where there is no single type that is fastest for all purposes,
> +the implementation may choose any type
> +with the required signedness and at least the minimum width.
> +.PP
> +See also the
> +.IR int_least N _t ,
> +.IR int N _t ,
> +.IR uint_fast N _t ,
> +.IR uint_least N _t
> +and
> +.IR uint N _t
> +types in this page.
> +.RE
>  .\"------------------------------------- intmax_t ---------------------/
>  .TP
>  .I intmax_t
>
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diff --git a/man7/system_data_types.7 b/man7/system_data_types.7
index 4645ed5f4..c5d0b700d 100644
--- a/man7/system_data_types.7
+++ b/man7/system_data_types.7
@@ -329,6 +329,83 @@  C99 and later; POSIX.1-2001 and later.
 See also:
 .BR imaxdiv (3)
 .RE
+.\"------------------------------------- int_fastN_t ------------------/
+.TP
+.IR int_fast N _t
+.RS
+Include:
+.IR <stdint.h> .
+Alternatively,
+.IR <inttypes.h> .
+.PP
+.IR int_fast8_t ,
+.IR int_fast16_t ,
+.IR int_fast32_t ,
+.I int_fast64_t
+.PP
+Usually the fastest (see Notes) signed integer type
+of a width of at least N bits,
+N being the value specified in its type name.
+According to the C language standard, they shall be
+capable of storing values in the range
+.RB [ INT_FAST N _MIN ,
+.BR INT_FAST N _MAX ],
+substituting N by the appropriate number.
+.PP
+The length modifiers for the
+.IR int_fast N _t
+types for the
+.BR printf (3)
+family of functions
+are expanded by macros of the forms
+.BR PRIdFAST N
+and
+.BR PRIiFAST N
+(defined in
+.IR <inttypes.h> );
+resulting for example in
+.B %"PRIdFAST64"
+or
+.B %"PRIiFAST64"
+for printing
+.I int_fast64_t
+values.
+The length modifiers for the
+.IR int_fast N _t
+types for the
+.BR scanf (3)
+family of functions
+are expanded by macros of the forms
+.BR SCNdFAST N
+and
+.BR SCNiFAST N,
+(defined in
+.IR <inttypes.h> );
+resulting for example in
+.B %"SCNdFAST8"
+or
+.B %"SCNiFAST8"
+for scanning
+.I int_fast8_t
+values.
+.PP
+Conforming to:
+C99 and later; POSIX.1-2001 and later.
+.PP
+Notes:
+Where there is no single type that is fastest for all purposes,
+the implementation may choose any type
+with the required signedness and at least the minimum width.
+.PP
+See also the
+.IR int_least N _t ,
+.IR int N _t ,
+.IR uint_fast N _t ,
+.IR uint_least N _t
+and
+.IR uint N _t
+types in this page.
+.RE
 .\"------------------------------------- intmax_t ---------------------/
 .TP
 .I intmax_t