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Old January 31, 2020, 06:58   #6
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Yes, in vanilla it's not causing a problem today. But it's a pothole for variants, or for vanilla should it try to increase that limit beyond 256.

I assume that once-upon-a-time all these fields were bytes, and somebody decided to increase the width of some depth fields like player->depth, but didn't do a complete job.

So now we have compiler warnings and if anybody tries to use the extra depth they'll have bugs. How should it be dealt with? Ignore the problem? Add a macro that checks & asserts if the value really does get truncated and casts otherwise? Or just fix it and break the save file?
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