Question about use of sizetype in i386.c declared in stor-layout.c

Andreas Schwab
Mon Jul 23 13:22:00 GMT 2007

Kai Tietz <> writes:

> may this is a stupid question, but why is the type "sizetype" used in 
> i386.c as a pointer type equivalent in TARGET_64BIT case ? The variable 
> "sizetype" has SImode, but on 64-bit I would expected DImode instead.

sizetype is defined from SIZE_TYPE, which is "long unsigned int" for


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