sizeof(size_t) and other "semantic" types on 32 bit systems?
mav at FreeBSD.org
Fri Sep 30 20:51:34 UTC 2011
On 30.09.2011 23:30, Lev Serebryakov wrote:
> I was surprised, when I discover that size_t are 32-bit wide on
> 32-bit (i386) system. Which "semantic" type should I use, for
> example, for storing GEOM size in bytes in system-independent way? I
> could use "uint64_t", of course, but I don't like this solution, as
> it very low-level (ok, not so low-level as "unsigned long long", to
> be honest).
GEOM uses 64bit off_t for media size and many other things.
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