Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote:
> On Friday 26 June 2009 12:07:24 Tsutomu Yamada wrote:
> > Proposal: More portable way to support 64bit platforms
> > Short description:
> > Current PostgreSQL implementation has some portability issues to
> > support 64bit platforms: pointer calculations using long is not
> > portable, for example on Windows x64 platform. We propose to use
> > intptr_t instead of long, which appears in in C99.
> This makes sense. You can also review the archives for previous iterations of
> this discussion (search for "intptr_t").
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,
> You might want to add your patch to the next commit fest.
Yes, I would like to submit patches for the next commit fest.
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan
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