Subject: Re: making programs 64bit clean
To: None <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Seifert <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/18/1998 12:52:55
> I'm trying to make a pkg 64bit clean, and am running into an error that has me
> stumped.  I resorted to typecasting just about everything, and Managed to cut
> the offending code down to one line:
> int i;
>   (char **)malloc(i * sizeof(char **));
> which returns: 
> warning: cast to pointer from integer of different size
> I've tried making i long, making the args to malloc (size_t),  I'm at a
> complete loss here, any help would be appreciated.  Thanks.

Do you have a prototype for malloc() ?  Otherwise it defaults
to returning int.

Been there, had to add a #include for that.