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Re: Moving /var/run to a tmpfs?

Hendrik Sattler <debian@hendrik-sattler.de> wrote:
> Which OS combination does not define int to be 32bit on a 64bit architecture?

This is mainly compiler-, not primarily OS-dependent. And: all compilers
with an ILP64 data model.
However, the question should rather be: *why* compilers do not define
int to be 64bit on a 64bit architecture? And the answer is simple:
Yes int should be 64bit on a 64bit architecture, since int is defined
as the architectures "natural size" data type. However, it is mostly
not because of the elsewise massively increasing porting-expenses due
to many programmers who never thought about it and simply assumed int
to be 32bit.

So, your metaphor implicitely leads to exactly the same answer ;)

<snupidity> bjmg: ja, logik ist mein fachgebiet. das liegt im gen
<uepsie> in welchem?
<snupidity> im zweiten X

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