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Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2008 21:29:20 -0500
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From: DJ Delorie <dj AT delorie DOT com>
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Subject: Re: 64-bit int? segment-offset pointers? and biosdisk.c
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> does gcc handle a 64-bit int in 2.03?  if so, what type is it called?

"long long"

> I was hoping to see if I could rewrite the existing biosdisk library 
> with the new int13h extensions (as of 1995).

Go ahead.  Whether it gets into the djgpp master sources depends, of
course, on the quality of your code (readability, maintainability,
backwards compatibility, etc).

Even so, you can always publish your new code and let people download
it as an extension.

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