Tsutomu Yamada <tsutomu(at)sraoss(dot)co(dot)jp> writes:
> Yes, I have read through the discusion but it seems somewhat faded
> out. This is because no platform other than Windows has 64bit
> pointer issues IMO. I think using intptr_t is cleaner and will bring
> more portability. Moreover it will solve Windows 64bit pointer issues,
> I believe.
The problem with this is that it's barely the tip of the iceberg.
One point I recall is that there are lots of places where "%lu" is
assumed to be the correct format to print Datums with. If it were
actually possible to support Win64 with only a couple of dozen lines
of changes, we would have done it long since.
regards, tom lane
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