Re: Compilers used for non-configure systems/platforms
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 13:37:53 +0200 (CEST)
On Wed, 4 Jun 2008, Dan Fandrich wrote:
>> curl_off_t data type would be the same no matter if LFS is enabled or
>> disabled when building the library and would also be the same when building
>> an app that uses the library no matter if LFS is enabled or disabled when
>> building the app. This is the "only" benefit of doing this.
> This change will cause a binary compatibility break on any architecture that
> supports 64 bit integers but has a 32 bit off_t. That will need to be
> clearly documented so that packagers will know to handle the situation
Yeps. What known systems do/did this?
I know Windows is one of these but we have our own ways around that, and I
figure we can find oldish Linux boxes with this problem but our configure
detections should run on those and thus avoid the problem for us there as
-- / daniel.haxx.seReceived on 2008-06-05