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Re: Fix PR gdb/265, 64-bit pointers in Java
On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 11:47:20AM -0700, Tom Tromey wrote:
> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Daniel> I don't know if Java allows the implicit 0x123456789 ->
> Daniel> 0x123456789L conversion that we all know and love in C
> Nope. In Java an integer constant which is too big for its type is an
> Daniel> but it certainly behooves us to act that way on the command
> Daniel> line.
> If/when we implement method invocation, won't this mean we could
> silently call the wrong overloaded method?
Only if the user specifies a constant too large. Normal constants are
still maintained as java_int_type. But if that becomes an issue we can
add a flag to parse_number later to conditionalize this, and modify the
parser appropriately. x/i (for instance) should always accept 64-bit
Daniel Jacobowitz Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer