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Change sizeof(long) in C++ for DTAMDL(*LLP64) STGMDL(*TERASPACE)
Our company is a software vendor, and we have a product that runs on most platforms available today. Almost all of our builds are 64-bit.
On IBM i V7.3, we are compiling our product with DTAMDL(*LLP64) STGMDL(*TERASPACE), so the compilation environment is 64-bit. Most C++ compilers on 64-bit platforms have sizeof(long)=8.
The ILE C++ Programmer's Guide for IBM i V7.3 states that the size of a long int data type is 4 bytes. As IBM i V7.3 is a 64-bit platform, we wanted to check if it is possible to increase sizeof(long) to 8 bytes for the 64-bit compilation environment.
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