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Re: [RFC] hurd/hurd_types.defs

From: Roland McGrath
Subject: Re: [RFC] hurd/hurd_types.defs
Date: Wed, 2 May 2001 04:03:44 -0400 (EDT)

> types, and the C type "int" on Alpha is a 64 bit type.

That's not true.

> It would be better if we dropped the C type "int" entirely, and
> changed to using the MiG type "int32" or "int64", which can then have
> C typedefs to the right native types, and the whole thing would be
> clearer.

That's still true, but the fact that C int is in fact still 32 bits on the
64-bit platforms (long int is 64 bits) means that it doesn't really matter
in practice.

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