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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] How to find: best integer type for processor
From: Rodrigo Madera (rodrigo.madera_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-30 15:15:19

> IMO, on a 64-bit CPU int should be 64 bits, and long should be 128

I agree that such a type should be available. Maybe not all ints directly,
but have a word_t for that purpose.

People may argue that "it's not needed" or redundant or whatever, but having
the register width as a type could be really useful sometimes.


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