Re: Integers on 64-bit machines

Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca>
Sat, 14 Jul 2007 23:11:34 -0400

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From: Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 23:11:34 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 07-07-007 07-07-021 07-07-025 07-07-030 07-07-035
Keywords: storage, design

> Casting pointers to integers is an abomination.


Not really. It's pretty convenient for various tricks such as
eq-hash tables.


The real abomination is casting from integers to pointers.




                Stefan



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