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Re: Moving /var/run to a tmpfs?

Hendrik Sattler <debian@hendrik-sattler.de> writes:
> Which OS combination does not define int to be 32bit on a 64bit architecture?
> long should better be 64bit then as many assume that you can cast a pointer 
> into a long and back (e.g. timer in the linux kernel has a long for private 
> data and not a void*, really sick).

I meant "long", not "int".



People who are more than casually interested in computers should have at
least some idea of what the underlying hardware is like.  Otherwise the
programs they write will be pretty weird.  -- Donald Knuth

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