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Date:      Wed, 7 Jan 2009 21:16:17 +0100
From:      Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
To:        Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: semi OT: 64-bit-clean code
Message-ID:  <20090107201617.GA37969@slackbox.xs4all.nl>
In-Reply-To: <18788.63932.623165.925634@jerusalem.litteratus.org>
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On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 01:51:40PM -0500, Robert Huff wrote:
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> 	Is there a good guide anywhere to writing 64-bit-clean code?
> Something that's thorough but understandable, possibly with examples
> of the trickier bits.

Do not assume that the size of a void* equals the size of an integer and
you're probably halfway there.

For the rest, searching for '64-bit-clean' will give you thousands of links.

Test your code on both a 64-bit and 32-bit machine. One of them can be a
virtual machine, of course.

Roland
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R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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