Re: [patch] :perldo doesn't work on 32-bit Windows
- Ken Takata wrote:
> Hi Bram,Thanks, I prefer this patch because it's a problem with Perl and the
> 2013/07/30 Tue 5:15:49 UTC+9 Bram Moolenaar wrote:
> > OK. Is _USE_32BIT_TIME_T only used by Perl or does it affect the whole
> > of Vim?
> It affects the whole of Vim. So we have to consider other if_*s.
> I confirmed that if_python/python3/ruby worked fine with or without
> _USE_32BIT_TIME_T. I didn't check if_mzsch and if_tcl. (Note that
> ActiveTcl 8.5 is also compiled by VC6.)
> Another way is applying _USE_32BIT_TIME_T only to if_perl.
> Please check the attached patch.
> We have to make sure that we don't use time_t to exchange data
> between if_perl.xs and the other part of Vim.
> I'm not sure which patch is better.
> > Would there be a way to handle it in the code somehow, with
> > sizeof(time_t)?
> I think it's difficult. A struct named "interpreter" has a time_t typed
> member "basetime". (See perl.h and intrpvar.h.) If the size of time_t is
> changed, all the members after the "basetime" are affected.
> This is also related to 7.3.623.
solution should only apply to Perl. We never know when this is going to
cause a problem somewhere else, and then we probably forgot about this
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