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Date: 2002-10-13 (10:05)
From: Sven LUTHER <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Runtime overflow and what to do
On Sun, Oct 13, 2002 at 11:57:25AM +0200, Xavier Leroy wrote:
> > Which would be the relevant flags ?
> No idea.  If you're interested, you figure them out :-)

Ok, ...

Still i have difficulties understanding how this work, in my idea
bytecode was build once run everywhere, how does this go with your
statement that it can be made to use 64bit integers by a compiler
switch ?

Mmm, maybe you are speaking about ocamlrun only ?

> > More importantly, i suppose code compiled in this fashion for 64 bit
> > sparcs will not build on 32 bit sparc boxes, if these kind of boxes are
> > still available anyway.
> Yes (to both).  I still don't have access to a 64-bit SPARC machine.

Do you want access ? I can try to arrange that if you want. To an hppa
machine also.

> > > The above is for the bytecode interpreter.  For the native-code
> > > compiler, the current Sparc code emitter mandates 32-bit integers.
> > 
> > Would it be much work to build a 64-bit integers target ?
> A few days for someone who knows the SPARC64 assembly language well.

Ok, ...


Sven Luther
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