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Re: nsterm.m warnings

From: Carsten Mattner
Subject: Re: nsterm.m warnings
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2012 12:21:43 +0100

On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 8:31 AM, Jan D. <address@hidden> wrote:
> The code relies on the fact that the compiler can convert a long to an int
> on a 32-bit build.  In principle such a conversion can truncate the value.
>  But in this case it does not matter, as long as the value is unique within
> the application (Emacs).  As the build is 32-bit, the pointer converted to
> long is 32-bit to start with.  That long is then converted to an int, so
> there is no truncation.
> But it is bad style to change interfaces like this, I'll fix it shortly.  I
> guess it was long at some point in time, and then got changed to NSInteger.


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