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Re: integer overflow in muli instruction

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: integer overflow in muli instruction
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 14:21:50 +0100
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> But then, at this point we have to decide what semantics to implement in
> Poke when signed overflow happens (in multiplication, division, etc).
> Adopting C semantics, and raising a Poke exception seems to be the most
> obvious choice...

Yes, this seems the right thing to do. The programmer can then decide
whether they want to use a 64-bit type or an unsigned type as a workaround.


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