Alan Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Nobody I am aware of uses 64bit int default types on a 64bit platform. Its
> a waste of memory, bus bandwidth and instruction bandwidth. In almost
> all cases a 32bit int is quite adequate and since size_t can be 64bit when
> int is 32bit life works out nicely.
Thanks for the education.
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