[Vm-dev] Re: [Poll] Who is interested in, thinking about,
or already contributing to a 64-bit OpenSmalltalk VM for Windows?
eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 21:23:08 UTC 2016
> On Jul 12, 2016, at 12:24 PM, marcel.taeumel <Marcel.Taeumel at hpi.de> wrote:
> Hi Nicolas,
> I suppose there are several places in some low-level parts of Cog/Jit where
> Long and Pointer-Type are used interchangeably. One would have to fix that
> first. Only then, we can start caring for interfacing the win-api correctly.
That's right. Throughout the Cogit is the assumption that sizeof(long) == sizeof(sqInt) == sizeof(void *). That's why I'm hoping we can use a C compiler which obeys this for win64. It is nontrivial to fix, as I've already discussed. Did my words fall on deaf ears and you're proposing to go ahead?
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