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Re: Dropping SVN_REVNUM_T_FMT define

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-04-09 22:00:08 CEST

On Fri, 2004-04-09 at 14:52, Nicol√°s Lichtmaier wrote:
> Revision numbers are longs, long's printf format is defined to be %ld in
> every arch. The %ld formst specifier will take 64bits in Tru64, and it
> will take 32 bits in i386. Just as "long" will measure on each of such
> platforms.
> Why don't we just drop this define and replace it with hardcoded %ld's.
> Or do you expect someday to replace revision numbers with "long long"'s?

The question is, for the sake of gettext, is it worth dropping our
svn_revnum_t abstraction?

If not, Nicolas, what's our alternative?

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Received on Fri Apr 9 22:01:59 2004

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