[PD] macOS 64 bit only soon

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Sat Jan 27 17:00:58 CET 2018

On Sam, 2018-01-27 at 14:06 +0100, Raphaƫl Ilias wrote:
> Does it mean that Puredata will soon have to upgrade all it's floats
> and ~'s objects to double precision (64bit floating point) like
> Katia's pd-double ?
> I would love that ! :)
> Long tables made easy !

Let me quote IOhannes' email from yesterday

IOhannes wrote:
"64bit in this case means "sizeof(void*)==8" - that is: 64bit pointers.

this is orthogonal to "double precision" Pd, which uses (64bit) double
as t_float."

So, no, that doesn't automatically mean double-precision Pd.

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