Re: Integers on 64-bit machines

Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1@aol.com>
Mon, 09 Jul 2007 07:05:38 +0200

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From: Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1@aol.com>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2007 07:05:38 +0200
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 07-07-007 07-07-021 07-07-025 07-07-030
Keywords: design, arithmetic

Anton Ertl wrote:


> What I meant with the connection between integers and pointers is that
> one can do pointer arithmetic and cast between pointers and integers.


Again my question: can you give an example, where such conversions are a
requirement?


Or do you mean that pointer arithmetic should be *emulated* by integer
arithmethic, not be *implemented* as true portable arithmetic on pointers?


DoDi



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