size_t usage in wine

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at
Thu Jun 10 20:54:02 CDT 2010

Marko Nikolic wrote:
> Hi,
> I have found in wine documentation that it is recommended to avoid long data 
> type, since it is different in Win64 and Unix64. This is reasonable, 
> however, is there some similar policy regarding size_t/ssize_t usage?
Actually, size_t should be avoided if at all possible, because different 
platforms implement different values for this variable type, if they do 
at all.

James McKenzie

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