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On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 4:25 PM, Rena <> wrote:
> But why is it that when a compiler lacks support for a feature that's been
> standard for years/decades, we just accept it and avoid using that feature,
> instead of considering it a buggy compiler and bugging the maintainers?

Because the big boy that doesn't want to play C99 is MS; they have
said that they really aren't interested in C that much.

However, 'long long' is definitely supported in the latest MSVC
compiler - it used to be something like _int64.  Portable code is
often a mess of #ifs for a reason ;)