Subject: Re: Gcc question....
To: StrangeBrew <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/2001 15:20:15
On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 05:57:16PM -0500, StrangeBrew wrote:
> My understanding is current version of GCC on 1.5 does not support
> 64 bit integers. Is this correct? That is what I read from the
> GCC docs (that the latest version is not ported to NetBSD alpha too).
> I asked a couple of other folks to check this in my usual wacky way,
> and get the same answer.
> Assuming this is correct, does this mean I have to do the linux
> compat stuff and run the dec C compiler for Alpha to get 64 bit
> int suppor?
"int"s on the Alpha are 32-bit, and "long"s are 64-bit. Changing "int"s
to 64-bit would completely break the ABI.
The NetBSD/alpha compiler does, in fact, have 64-bit "long"s.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>