[Vm-dev] Re: [OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm] 08822c: Revise valid macro for LLP64 case in sqWin32Backtr...

Nicolas Cellier nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 19:16:58 UTC 2016

2016-07-07 20:20 GMT+02:00 Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com>:

> Hi Henrik,
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 9:51 AM, Henrik Sperre Johansen <
> henrik.s.johansen at veloxit.no> wrote:
>> ...uintptr_t?
>> *ducks and covers*
>  uintptr_t implies four tasks:
> - verifying uintptr_t is supported in the C compilation environments on
> (at least) the 5 standard platforms we have (and the FreeBSD folks would
> like to know too, and RiscOS).
> - adding uintptr_t support in Slang's type inferrencer
> - going through all the VMMaker methods that declare C types, identifying
> which type declarations should use uintptr_t and modifying them to do so
> - going through all the platforms source for all functions that take
> pointer arguments (hundreds) and modifying them to use uintptr_t instead of
> long (the last default)
> That's at least half a week's work.  Do you volunteer?
> _,,,^..^,,,_
> best, Eliot
Hi Eliot,
what about using a squeak specific type, something like

typedef long sqInt_ptr;
typedef unsigned long usqInt_ptr;
typedef long long sqInt_ptr;
typedef unsigned long long usqInt_ptr;

sounds simple enough
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