[Numpy-discussion] Re: Trying out Numeric3

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Wed Mar 23 08:36:35 CST 2005


David M. Cooke wrote:

> An array of longs would seem to be the best solution. On the two
> 64-bit platforms I have access to (an Athlon 64 and some Alphas),
> sizeof(long) == 8, while my two 32-bit platforms (Intel x86 and
> PowerPC) have sizeof(long) == 4.

I'm not terribly caught up on 64-bit computing, but I believe that 
64-bit Windows doesn't (won't? I haven't paid attention) make longs 64-bit.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/win64/win64/abstract_data_models.asp

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