cpstrnew branch (was Re: [fpc-devel] Freepascal 2.4.0rc1 released)
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Nov 11 13:51:36 CET 2009
On 11 Nov 2009, at 13:47, Micha Nelissen wrote:
> Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> No, 25 bytes. The plain ansistring 'a' is already 17 bytes on
>> x86_64 platforms today.
> Is that because of sizeint?
> Wouldn't longint be long enough?
If you'd want to limit the length to 2GB on 64 bit systems. I also
don't know whether all 64 bit CPUs support atomic operations on 32 bit
entities (for the reference count).
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