Re: LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 10:46:08 EST

"Eric S. Raymond" wrote:
> I'm not very worried about this. On modern machines int == long

I have been attempting to hammer this incorrect assumption out of
people's brains for years, and have submitted many patches to Linus [1]
over time, removing such crud from the kernel.

Such an assumption is blatantly non-portable, rendering your code

        Jeff, longtime alpha owner

[1] and other userland maintainers

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