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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 16:25:01 -0700
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Roland McGrath <address@hidden> writes:

> > This doesn't actually break source compatibility, but it does break
> > binary compatibility, AFAICT.  
> You are either naive or have vast trust in the cleanliness of all user code.

You mean there is user code out there that stores file offsets in
ints?  :)

> Well, there's little flags and there's big flags.  The plan I described
> would have the (small) set of consequences I described.  Your plan would
> require recompiling everything everywhere yet again.  Jeff might kill you.

Hrm, that might be the best option over all...

What's "LFS"?

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