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Re: Moving /var/run to a tmpfs?

On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 10:49:14PM +0200, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> > 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 ;)
> The answer is that the LP64 scheme is used and not ILP64.
> There is a good and detailed explanation available:
> http://www.unix.org/whitepapers/64bit.html

This does not seem to be related to having /var/run on a tmpfs or even
with Debian development in general.  Please at least change the Subject,
or, better yet, move it to another mailing list.



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