[freetds] CS_INT size bug

Norbert Sendetzky norbert at linuxnetworks.de
Tue Sep 5 04:06:14 EDT 2006

On Monday 04 September 2006 23:25, freetds-request at lists.ibiblio.org wrote:
> > It's not that I want to make assumptions about types but printf forces me
> > to do so. Your example above works as long as it doesn't hit a plattform
> > where "long" is defined as 64 bit type (e.g. Alpha, AIX). On these
> > plattforms, it will fail miserably.
> Err, no, it works just fine on Alpha where I just tested it, and I see
> no reason why it shouldn't work on any other platform with 64-bit longs.
>   Can you explain why you think it should "fail miserably?"  If so,
> perhaps I can help you see where you're going wrong.

I assume, you've used gcc which probably don't define long to 64 bit. Maybe 
it's only a problem when using the native plattform compiler - but who does 
this today.

On the other hand, did you get warnings in -Wall -pedantic mode?


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