RE: [Linux-ia64] ILP32 support?

From: Dan Pop <Dan.Pop_at_cern.ch>
Date: 2000-02-23 12:34:40
On Tue, 22 Feb 2000, Vadim Furman wrote:

> IMHO benefits of ILP32 are huge, since you can relatively simply port
> existing 32 apps to ia64 and in the same time enjoy the perfomance of the
> new chip.

Any application assuming that sizeof(int) == sizeof(long) and/or
sizeof(int) == sizeof(type *) is broken by implementation, because
such assumptions are *never* really needed in correctly written code.
The right thing is to fix it. 

Dan
Received on Tue Feb 22 17:34:43 2000

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