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Subject: Re: [boost] Need some 64-bit testing help.
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-17 12:55:36

>> in that directory with whatever 64-bit compilers you have access to.
>> Many thanks in advance! John.
> You mean it has only been tested to work with extended-precision x87?

No I mean it's only been tested on a machine with a 32-bit registers. It's
the integer manipulations I want to double check - there are some
expressions which could conceivably be optimized in a way that would fail if
64-bit registers are used - I believe they shouldn't do so if the standard
is strictly followed - but sometimes compilers can play a bit fast-and-loose
when optimizations are turned on. If necessary I have a fallback, but let's
see if there's an issue first.


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