> From: Francis Litterio
> Emacs has always compiled using VC++ 6.0 in the past, so some change
> must have introduced this problem.
The problems in w32.c are due to a recent change I did to impement two
new primitives, but the change in dired.c that made st_size be
unsigned 64-bit type is fairly old. When did you last build the CVS
Some timestamp sleuthing leads me to believe it was Jan 19th, 2008.
> Also, a 64-bit integer (signed or unsigned) cannot safely be cast to
> double without loss of data.
Yes, when file sizes will start hitting 64-bits, we will start losing
precision here. But I hope till then all compilers will have long
double data type, and then this code could be fixed.