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+?RCS: $Id: charsize.U,v 184.108.40.206 1994/10/29 16:07:13 ram Exp $
+?RCS: Copyright (c) 1991-1993, Raphael Manfredi
+?RCS: You may redistribute only under the terms of the Artistic Licence,
+?RCS: as specified in the README file that comes with the distribution.
+?RCS: You may reuse parts of this distribution only within the terms of
+?RCS: that same Artistic Licence; a copy of which may be found at the root
+?RCS: of the source tree for dist 3.0.
+?RCS: $Log: charsize.U,v $
+?RCS: Revision 220.127.116.11 1994/10/29 16:07:13 ram
+?RCS: patch36: added ?F: line for metalint file checking
+?RCS: Revision 3.0 1993/08/18 12:05:34 ram
+?RCS: Baseline for dist 3.0 netwide release.
+?MAKE:charsize: cat rm Myread +cc +ccflags
+?MAKE: -pick add $@ %<
+?S: This variable contains the value of the CHARSIZE symbol, which
+?S: indicates to the C program how many bytes there are in a character.
+?C: This symbol contains the size of a char, so that the C preprocessor
+?C: can make decisions based on it.
+?H:#define CHARSIZE $charsize /**/
+: check for length of character
+echo " "
+case "$charsize" in
+ echo "Checking to see how big your characters are..." >&4
+ $cat >try.c <<'EOCP'
+ printf("%d\n", sizeof(char));
+ if $cc $ccflags try.c -o try >/dev/null 2>&1 ; then
+ echo "(I can't seem to compile the test program. Guessing...)"
+rp="What is the size of a character (in bytes)?"
+$rm -f try.c try