[Openmcl-devel] Windows versions of CCL available for smoke-testing

Brian Mastenbrook brian at mastenbrook.net
Thu Oct 9 11:25:37 PDT 2008

On Oct 9, 2008, at 12:59 PM, Gary Byers wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Oct 2008, Brian Mastenbrook wrote:
>> Very cool. Is this fully relocatable? This is probably less of an  
>> issue on Win64, of course.
> We don't do relocation correctly on ia32 yet
> <http://trac.clozure.com/openmcl/ticket/331>
> (This would affect 32-bit Darwin and Linux as well as 32-bit Windows.)

Interesting. Does this include things like NIL & friends?

> AFAIK (and as far as I remember), it's worked correctly.  The fact  
> that
> 'long' is only 32 bits on win64 has sometimes meant that "correctly"  
> and
> "as expected" aren't quite the same thing.

This is what uint64_t and intptr_t are for, right? Most problematic  
uses of "long" that I've run into should in fact be intptr_t.

Brian Mastenbrook
brian at mastenbrook.net

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