[REBOL] Re: big sizes?
From: rebolek::gmail::com at: 13-Jun-2006 15:07
AFAIK REBOL is still 32bit only (however, there's a module BigNum but it's
used only internally), but REBOL3 should support 64bit integers.
On 6/13/06, Thorsten Moeller <tmoeller-fastmail.fm> wrote:
> i found some old thread on this topic on rebol.org, pointing out, that
> rebol internally uses 32bit integers for size. Thats where the limit
> came from.
> Has anything changed till then, as it was submitted to RAMBO some long
> time ago (end of 2004)?
> On Tue, 13 Jun 2006 12:54:46 +0200, "Thorsten Moeller"
> <tmoeller-fastmail.fm> said:
> > Hi,
> > i need to sum up some filesizes in my new script. As there are some
> > really big files (10-100GB) i end up with negative values in my
> > subtotal. So i investigated some more and found out that size? has a
> > problem with these large values as it delivers the size in bytes.
> > Has anyone a solution for this or can shed some light on me??
> > Thorsten
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