From: "Sussillo, David" <email@example.com>
To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
Subject: unsigned word type in OCaml?
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 99 14:23:00 PST
I'm working on a low level systems project, and I'm thinking about using
OCaml as the langauge. However, try as I might, I simply cannot find a
reference to a machine word type.
More specially, I need:
a. byte access to machine words
b. unsigned 32 bit quantities (e.g. physical address)
c. bitwise boolean operations (shifts, not, and & or)
Have I missed something either in the mailing list or the documentation?
What about (yuk) storing my OCaml words as strings and then passing
these strings to C and operating on them there? Wouldn't be great, but
maybe a it's a temporary solution.
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