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Re: sizeof long?

From: Yang Tse <>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 21:49:44 +0200

2008/8/13, Daniel Stenberg wrote:

> First of all, the configure script now fails to detect the size of long on
> my standard 32bit linux box:

That means that the compiler does not 'know' the definition of the
'long' data type without including a header file.

> But more importantly: why did you write your own size check macro when
> AC_CHECK_SIZEOF(long) is already in and still used?

The reason is simple, first impulse. And did not realize that there
was another check left. Hmmm.

I have just changed it to use autoconf's check.

Received on 2008-08-13