[vdr] Re: [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.3.47

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Apr 23 10:43:36 CEST 2006


Anssi Hannula wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 
>>Reinhard Nissl wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I've got a report of a similar warning in vdr-xine. I suggest this
>>>solution:
>>>
>>>esyslog("ERROR: can't allocate %ld bytes for index '%s'", (long)(size
>>>* sizeof(tIndex)), fileName);
>>
>>
>>To be honest, I don't like this.
>>Shouldn't this work on both 32- and 64bit systems without the need of
>>typecasting?
> 
> 
> The return type of sizeof() is size_t. The size of size_t is
> implementation-defined. With GCC that's unsigned int on ix86 and
> unsigned long on x86_64.

Does this mean that one would have to use different conversion
specifiers on 32- and 64bit systems? Sounds like a compiler bug
to me, because the source code should compile corretcly on both
systems...

Klaus



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