Wine support for win64
fgouget at free.fr
Tue Nov 4 16:28:32 CST 2008
On Tue, 4 Nov 2008, Michael Stefaniuc wrote:
> > The fix for all these is to replace 'long' with 'LONG' which Wine keeps
> > 32bit just like Windows (though I wonder if we should not use something
> > lile 'wine_long' instead).
> What would 'wine_long' gain us? LONG is already ugly enough.
The Windows SDK did not standardize on either long or LONG, instead they
use a mixture (well, mostly LONG with some longs here and there). I
don't know what their intention is with that, if they have one, it just
bothers me to lose that information in the Wine headers. Just in case a
few years down the road they decide that long extends to 128bits in
Win128 but LONG does not. I don't want to have to convert back all our
LONG-that-should-be-longs to something else again.
It may be a bit paranoid, and maybe it's not worth it (though I don't
think it costs us much). In any case, whatever Alexandre decides I'll
Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr> http://fgouget.free.fr/
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