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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 13/20] inflate: (arch) kill silly zlib typedefs
    On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, Willy Tarreau wrote:
    > On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 08:50:43AM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
    > > On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, Willy Tarreau wrote:
    > > > But if it's a pointer why don't you declare them unsigned long then ?
    > > > C defines the long as the integer the right size to store a pointer.
    > > ^
    > > Is it C?
    > Yes, that's what I read quite a time ago, and it appears that it was an
    > interpretation of the spec which is not true anymore with LLP64 models :-(
    > > Since on Wintendo P64 it's not true...
    > I don't know if x86_64 is LP64 or LLP64 on Linux, but at least my alpha
    > and sparc64 are LP64, so is another PPC64 I use for code validation.
    > LPC64 is the recommended model for easier 32 to 64 portability (where
    > ints are 32 ; long, longlong, ptrs are 64).

    Linux on x86_64 uses LP64, like all other 64-bit platforms Linux runs on.



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