[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] Contribs: lua, remove unneeded patch

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Mar 29 15:31:12 CEST 2016

Le 2016-03-29 15:06, Ludovic Fauvet a écrit :
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2016, at 12:50, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> On Friday 25 March 2016 11:38:50 Ludovic Fauvet wrote:
>> > > Looks to me that sizeof (size_t) is part of the Lua 5.3 ABI...
>> >
>> > Yes it does, but given that it doesn't change the bytecode in the 
>> end
>> - The ABI depends on the value of sizeof (size_t).
>> - The byte code is identical on 32-bits and 64-bits architectures.
>> So you´re saying that sizeof (size_t) is always the same?
> Of course not. I just mean that standard 32/64-bit rules will apply 
> and
> there's no need to artificially restrict the interpreter to 32-bit 
> word
> size like we did (for a good reason) before.

Nobody said anything about the run-time interpreter. The problem always 
was the precompiled byte code, and it seems to me that it still is.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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