[Numpy-discussion] UInt64 support in FreeBSD?

Todd Miller jmiller at stsci.edu
Fri Jan 2 08:17:01 CST 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 10:53, Francesc Alted wrote:
> Hi,
> Some people wanting to use pytables on FreeBSD would like to have UInt64
> support, but numarray lacks support for it on this platform. As FreeBSD uses
> gcc compiler, I think it's just a matter to add an "freebsd4-i386" entry in
> generate.py.
> Todd, may you please add such a support? 

Sure, I'll add it,  but I have no means to test it...  I also changed
the default platform to include UInt64,  since with the exception of
MSVC,  it's supported everywhere I've looked.


> Regarding to the other parameters,
> LP64 (long pointer), HAS_FLOAT128 (128 floating point), I'm not sure, but
> perhaps they maybe similar to the "linux2" platform. Anyone using FreeBSD
> can give more hints?
> Happy new year!,
Todd Miller <jmiller at stsci.edu>

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