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Re: [using gcc book] 5.20 double-word integers
Chris Devers <email@example.com> writes:
> On Tue, 26 Aug 2003, Gabriel Paubert wrote:
>> Finally, when rereading the whole "Double-word Integers" section,
>> it seems obvious that it was written before the existence of 64 bit
>> machines, in which registers are twice the size of an int, and often
>> use exactly the same instructions for 32 and 64 bit operations.
> In which case, it's yet another section that could really do with a
> complete rewrite from scratch to bring it more up to date.
> That seems to be pretty common...
The manual has not been thoroughly revised for many years. That would
be a good thing to do, but not on the deadline you're on, and I at
least would want to see something done about the licensing before I
would help much.