long long

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Thu Aug 2 19:27:45 CEST 2012

On 2012-08-02 15:04:57 +0200, Joerg Arndt wrote:
> Is there any platform _apart_ from Windows64 where
>   sizeof long != length of general purpose CPU registers
> ?

16-bit processors.

I suspect that when there will be 128-bit processors, long will
still be 64 bits, just like int is still 32 bits on 64-bit
processors. AFAIK, int was originally designed to have the
size of general purpose CPU registers, but this is no longer
the case!

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