[Mono-list] typeof and sizeof pointer types
Mon, 26 Jul 2004 11:37:19 +0100
On Sun, Jul 25, 2004 at 08:14:20PM +0000, Alan Jenkins wrote:
> typeof (float) == typeof (float*)
> sizeof (float) == sizeof (float*)
> Is this really the correct behaviour? I can see there are problems with
> unique types for pointers, because there is an infinite number - float,
> float*, float**, etc - but I would have thought it would be important to get
> sizeof right.
sizeof is correct.
both a float and a pointer to a float use 4 bytes ( on a 32 bit cpu ).
typeof is incorrect.
typeof( float ) is System.Single
typeof( float * ) should be System.Single*, but isn't in mono.
typeof( float  ) is System.Single