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From: Shawn Wagner <shawnw@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] int32/int64 literals in next release?
On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 11:44:25PM -0800, Shawn Wagner wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 10:42:36PM +0100, Pierre Weis wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > > Is there any chance some way of inputing int32/int64 literals can be
> > > added to the compiler for this next release?
> > 
> > AFAIK, this is fairly hight in the todo list.
> > 
> 
> Ask, and ye shall recieve (In other words, I had a few hours to kill and
> have been wanting this feature myself).
> 
> http://raevnos.pennmush.org/code/litint306-1.diff.gz
> 
> or http://raevnos.pennmush.org/code/ocaml.html in case the direct URL
> doesn't work, as I might put up newer versions (-2, -3, etc.) if I fix any of
> the problems noted below.
> 
> Uses a suffix to the number to indicate type, like in C. The actual suffixes
> are taken from the printf formats.

> 
> Problems I know about already:
> 
> 
> * The Foo.of_string functions aren't handling the suffixes, even though I
> changed ints.c:parse_long() and ints.c:int64_of_string() to do so, and they
> work when called through gdb. Do ocamlrun and the native compiler use
> another set of functions for the conversions?
> 

This, at least, I figured out. Helps to use the right version of ocamlrun.
Silly me.

Going to try poking at getting it to compile camlp4 again when I have the
time, possibly next week, if there's interest. Ocaml developers?


-- 
Shawn Wagner
shawnw@speakeasy.org
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