[vtk-developers] New build error in 64 bits

Brad King brad.king at kitware.com
Wed Jun 20 13:29:29 EDT 2007

Sean McBride wrote:
> On 6/20/07 11:46 AM, Brad King said:
>> A temporary solution is to follow your proposal to consider long long
>> before long when looking for a 64-bit integer type.  Let's go with that
>> for now.
> OK.  We can implement that here, confirm that it works, and commit it. 
> I hope it will not break other platforms/configs, but I don't think it
> will.  I'll wait until first thing in the morning to commit.  Is that ok?

Yes.  Thanks.

>> The real problem is that the vtkTypeInt64Array class is defined
>> differently depending on the architecture.  Instead of generating the
>> class it should make the selection at preprocessing time.  Some kind of
>> hack will have to be put in to the Tcl wrappers to make the same
>> selection at preprocessing time when compiling the wrappers.
> I think this is beyond me.  :)  Should I file a bug for this, so that it
> is in someone's queue?



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