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Re: autoconf problem with large files on HP-UX?

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: autoconf problem with large files on HP-UX?
Date: 07 Feb 2001 01:29:23 -0200
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On Feb  6, 2001, Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:

> Unlike the other patches, this patch doesn't need ULL, so it doesn't
> need to worry about whether the compiler supports ULL.

> It also makes some additional arithmetic checks, just in case the
> compiler has some other plausible bugs in this area.

What if int is 16-bits wide?  It is plausible (yet unlikely) to have
some compiler with 16-bits ints, 32-bits longs and 64-bits long longs
and off_ts.  In this case, the arithmetic would be wrong.  How about
casting the 32-bit integers to long, since long is required to be at
least 32-bits wide?

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