[Rpm-maint] recognizing epoch, take two

Michael Schroeder mls at suse.de
Wed Nov 16 10:20:51 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 11:17:23AM +0100, Ales Kozumplik wrote:
> I use long int type to pass the epoch around. This type can both cover the
> entire range of RPM_INT32_TYPE (the type of epoch value) and -1 for the
> 'any epoch' semantics. Compared to the previous version, it saves us one
> malloc and is not longer.

Hmm, is sizeof(long int) > 4 true for all platforms?


Michael Schroeder                                   mls at suse.de
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH,  GF Jeff Hawn, HRB 16746 AG Nuernberg

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