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Subject: Re: [boost] [iostream] Boost should not be saying "_FPOSOFF"
From: Sylvester-Bradley, Gareth (Gareth.Sylvester-Bradley_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-09-06 14:37:35

On 06 September 2016 19:24, Stephan T. Lavavej wrote:
> [Rob Stewart]
>> Can you tell us what change can be made to the code to effect what had been gained by using that macro?
> It's unconditionally:
> #define _FPOSOFF(fp) ((long long)(fp))
> So you should be able to replace it with a static_cast, or eliminate it entirely.

These days I'm sure that's true, but formerly don't I remember on 32-bit platforms it could be something like this?

typedef struct fpos_t
    unsigned int lopart;
    int hipart;
} fpos_t;
#define _FPOSOFF(fp) ((long)(fp).lopart)

How long in the tooth am I?


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