On 17-Jan-2001 Bdale Garbee wrote: > On ia64, using gcc-2.97, I was unable to compile version 188.8.131.52 until I > added > an include of <string.h> to include/dpkg-db.h. With that, all is well. > > Lots of warnings about "cast to pointer from integer of a different size"... > but no apparent harm done. > on ia64 a pointer is a long, not an int. So old code that assumed sizeof(int) == sizeof(int *) will fail in hard to find ways.