One should be using (u)intptr_t for these things instead, I suppose.
Object-oriented design patterns in the kernel, part 2
Posted Jun 8, 2011 11:10 UTC (Wed) by cesarb (subscriber, #6266)
I do not think the kernel developers will bother until they decide to port to a processor where pointers are 128-bit.
For userspace programs, it is different since at least one unnamed operating system has 64-bit pointers but only 32-bit unsigned long when running on a 64-bit processor.
Posted Jun 8, 2011 20:00 UTC (Wed) by arnd (subscriber, #8866)
Posted Jun 12, 2011 17:33 UTC (Sun) by josh (subscriber, #17465)
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