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Date: 2004-03-06 (02:38)
From: Vasili Galchin <vasiliocaml@y...>
Subject: [Caml-list] Calling C from OCaml and data representation question

    I am working on some run-time library project. I
have read in the online "OReilly" book the chapter
where it discusses data representation in particular C
functions, Long_val and Int_val. Is there really the
preferred way to handle data representation issues
from OCaml to C?? The reason I ask is that C is really
very bad about types like "int" and "long", i.e. these
types are not portable. It is really better to use
"unit32", "unit64", etc. If I have a 32 bit entity,
how can I use Long_val and Int_val safely?

Regards, Vasili 

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