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Re: [avr-libc-dev] New eeprom_rb prototype problem

From: Joerg Wunsch
Subject: Re: [avr-libc-dev] New eeprom_rb prototype problem
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 17:38:22 +0100
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As Frederik Rouleau wrote:

> I have a pb with the new eeprom_rb (or eeprom_read_byte now). The address
> parameter is now define as uint8_t !


extern uint8_t eeprom_read_byte (uint8_t *addr);

It's declared to be a /pointer/ to an 8-bit entity, which is exactly
what it is: one EEPROM cell contains a single byte, and the address is
nothing else than a pointer to this cell.

> Furthermore I had a look in eeprom.S and it seems that the address
> used is really 16bits wide.

Yep.  All pointers are 16 bits wide on the AVR.

J"org Wunsch                                           Unix support engineer
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