long in IDL files?
mstefani at redhat.com
Sun Jan 4 16:03:42 CST 2009
Rob Shearman wrote:
> 2009/1/4 Michael Stefaniuc <mstefani at redhat.com>:
>> Hello guys,
>> i guess that we need to change long to LONG in IDL files too, right?
>> Or would that be something that widl could/should do automatically?
> long/unsigned long are explicitly defined by the DCE/RPC standard to
> be 32-bit types. In an ideal world, I would change widl to generate
Didn't know that.
> int16_t/uint16_t for short/unsigned short, int32_t/uint32_t for
> long/unsigned long and int64_t/uint64_t for hyper/unsigned hyper
> types, but the lack of stdint.h in the Windows world prevents this.
> Therefore, the best solution that I see at the moment is to change the
> "long" type in widl to output "int". This will allow the generated
> code to work correctly on both 32-bit and 64-bit Linux and Windows
> platforms (but not 16-bit platforms and possibly other platforms).
Whatever the solution is it means we can keep the idl files as is. Less
work for me that way ;)
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