changes to platforms/Cross

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at
Thu Mar 31 22:22:03 UTC 2005

Go for it.

   - Andreas

Ian Piumarta wrote:
> Folks,
> I'm just about to release the 'mainstream' 64-bit VM support.  Part of
> this requires changes to the plugin-related files in platforms/Cross.  I
> have tried to ensure that the changes remain backward compatible with
> pre-64-bit source code, but a few things might need tweaking (minimally)
> in platform-specific files to make old generated sources compile with the
> new headers.  (I can compile a 3.7 Unix VM using my 64-bit support code,
> with all plugins built correctly, but I cannot guarantee anything about
> the other platforms which may or may not require intervention from their
> maintainers to ensure they build old-world generated code correctly after
> the new-world 64-bit changes are committed.)
> Unless someone complains before 15:00 PST, I will commit the 64-bit
> changes to the trunk.
> I consider the danger of committing these changes to be minimal.  The
> danger of not committing these changes today (including leaving them to
> linger in the branch they currently occupy) is that they start rotting
> once more -- and it's not clear when I'll next have another week to waste
> on fixing them again.
> Cheers,
> Ian

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