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Re: [leafnode-list] data type "int" and article numbers in leafnode - portability?
Matthias Andree wrote:
> after hacking a little in leafnode (I hope, the world is already
> appreciating some of the bug fixes I contributed), I am wondering which
> part of the entire package guarantees that an int is actually at least
> 32 bits wide. Since all article numbers are stored in a simple "int"
> type variable, I expect leafnode to break down horribly in case
> somebody uses it on a system that uses 16 bit "int".
Yup. The proper solution would be to replace all ints by unsigned longs.
I think Kazushi has done this in leafnode+. I suppose it will be a major
hassle, though :-)
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