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bug#9960: Compiling Emacs trunk with MSVC


From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: bug#9960: Compiling Emacs trunk with MSVC
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 13:14:33 +0100

On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 04:51, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> The hidden assumption is that a long and a pointer are of the same
> width.  This is true on 32-bit hosts and on 64-bit Posix hosts (which
> have the LP64 architecture), but not on 64-bit Windows, where long is
> a 32-bit data type, but a pointer is 64-bit wide.

Aha, I see. So Fabrice is right: the code should not assume that, and
mixed uses of long/pointer will have to be "fixed".

    Juanma





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