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Re: Need help with afio on powerpc

On Tue, 2002-04-30 at 04:46, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> A little while back, I applied a patch to afio by our own Norbert Veber, and
> blessed upstream, to enable afio to work on archives >2gb. This was #110853.
> It added some sort of 64bit arithmetic flag
> We now have #144986 -- it appears that powerpc is confused by this.  Could
> some kind soul with powerpc knowledge shed some light on this. Does the 32/64
> bit nature of powerpc play into this?

Let's start with the usual suspects, in particular endianness. Are all
the types correct? If 64 bit variables are treated as 32 bit, that could
work on little endian systems but not big endian...

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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