[fpc-devel] ARM compiler issues

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Sun Jul 3 13:48:48 CEST 2005

>>> 1. Why SizeOf(integer) = 2 for ARM?
>> The size depends on the compiler mode. For objfpc and delphi modes it is
>> 4.
> Yes this is due compiler mode.
> Another question. Is it correct to keep SizeOf(integer)=2 in default fpc
> mode when most of current processors are 32bit and 64bit is coming?

Yes. To be backwards compatible with old fpc versions we can't change the
default mode to objfpc.

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