Bug#642750: [PATCH] epiphany-browser: *HIGHLY* unstable on ia64, (IA-64/IPF/Itanium) platform
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Tue Dec 4 20:55:30 UTC 2012
Peter Green wrote:
> > The proposed patch defines a third option
> > USE(JSVALUE64W)
> > which we use *only* on ia64.
> > It uses an encapsulated union without any trick for the variant
> data > type. This is portable but
> > - the data type is 128-bits wide,
> > - Enabling JIT compiler isn't possible - that's not that bad; ia64
> > doesn't have a JIT compiler.
> > Is the type in question purely internal to webkit or is it also
> used by client applications? If the latter then presumablly a soname
> bump and hence a transition would be needed.
The type is internal. Exported are only opaque pointer types.
Because I wasn't really sure, I diff'd the contents of
which were created with and without the patches.
Different were only some mysteric id in included html documentation
files and the Debian/md5sums file.
All included .h files were identical.
The patches do not change the binary interface.
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