[Gc] gc7 and 64-bit platforms
mental at rydia.net
Mon Nov 15 22:27:54 PST 2004
On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 22:41, Peter Colson wrote:
> Also, possibly more widespread, interchanging size_t and word usage
> (allchblk, GC_allocchblk and GC_allocchblk_nth sz param, and
> elsewhere). On an LP64 platform do you imagine that size_t would be
> promoted to an 8-byte size as per long? On my LLP64 platform size_t
> remains at 4 bytes (unsigned long) while word becomes 8-bytes (unsigned
> long long)? So is this interchange of word and size_t vars valid?
What platform and compiler is this? I'm fairly certain that, according
to the language specification, sizeof(size_t) == sizeof(void *)...
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