Subject: Re: [boost] BOOST_NO_INTRINSIC_INT64_T
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-25 16:47:13
here it what I use it for:
I have a class which has a member function for each type. e.g.
save(uint_64); // compiler error iif uint_64 is only a typedef for long
so I think I want to be able to say
#if BOOST_HAS_INT64 && BOOST_INSTRINSIC_INT64
save(uint_64); // OK
John Maddock wrote:
> What is it that you actually want to know?
> Normally folks will:
> * Deal with short, int, long etc and then:
> * Deal with long long if BOOST_HAS_LONG_LONG is defined.
> * Or else deal with __int64 if BOOST_HAS_MS_INT64 is defined.
> The alternative is to:
> Deal with each int16_t, int32_t etc and then
> Deal with int64_t if BOOST_NO_INT64_T is not defined.
> Mixing the two approaches is what causes the problems :-)
> So... do you serialize by type or by width?
> HTH, John.
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