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Re: flag day for 64-bit?

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: flag day for 64-bit?
Date: 07 Jun 2002 12:52:40 -0700
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Roland McGrath <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm not
> sure whether we ever discussed the API (source) compatibility
> question, which is to say the incompatible change of the arguments to
> io_seek et al from off_t to loff_t, but perhaps we (rightly) decided
> that would be just fine since compiler complaints at the recompile
> would cite where to insert the `l's.

I think the Right Thing is actually to have the argument remain off_t,
and change off_t to be 64 bits.

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