[Gc] gc on 64-bit machines

Peter Colson pcolson at Connexus.net.au
Wed Oct 27 17:27:07 PDT 2004


On 28/10/2004, at 4:30 AM, Boehm, Hans wrote:

> Unfortunately, I expect this problem is quite widespread.
> I consider these casts to be a bug, and have so for quite
> a while.  But the collector has never been tested on an
> LLP64 platform (i.e. Windows 64, I presume; I know of no
> others).

Platform is AS/400 using ILE/C with teraspace options. I'm going to 
look for compile options that may be able to make it LP64, but am not 
hopeful.

What would be your estimate of effort to fix all instances of cast to 
long so that they cast to word?


Regards,
Peter Colson.



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