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Re: Compilers used for non-configure systems/platforms

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 12:39:56 -0700

On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 02:31:56PM +0200, Yang Tse wrote:
> If anyone is currently using a compiler on a system not capable of
> running the standard curl 'configure' script. and has not been
> included in any post with subject starting with "64/32/16bit
> curl_off_t for", raise your hand or directly post one for your
> compiler.

I'm not sure the approach of keying the curl_off_t type to the compiler is
the right one. If it's supposed to gated by the off_t type, then it's
really the C library that determines that, not necessarily the compiler.
If it's gated to the availability of a 64 bit type, then it makes sense.

But which does determine whether curl_off_t is 32 bits or 64 bits under
this new approach? Is it the availability of a 64 bit type? Or is it
the availability of a 64 bit off_t type, signifying the ability of the
system to handle large files?

>>> Dan

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