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- Subject: Re: 64 bit integer support as a native lua type.
- From: David Demelier <demelier.david@...>
- Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 13:07:25 +0200
2013/9/7 Rena <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 10:38 AM, steve donovan <email@example.com>
>> On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 4:25 PM, Rena <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > But why is it that when a compiler lacks support for a feature that's
>> > been
>> > standard for years/decades, we just accept it and avoid using that
>> > feature,
>> > instead of considering it a buggy compiler and bugging the maintainers?
>> Because the big boy that doesn't want to play C99 is MS; they have
>> said that they really aren't interested in C that much.
>> However, 'long long' is definitely supported in the latest MSVC
>> compiler - it used to be something like _int64. Portable code is
>> often a mess of #ifs for a reason ;)
> Hmm, but MSVC isn't the only compiler for Windows...
But it's the best supported one.