Ilya Zakharevich on Wed, 16 Oct 2002 22:45:02 -0700

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Re: functions returning int with 'l' protocodes.

On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 01:13:54AM +0200, Karim BELABAS wrote:
> > > FIx involves either add a new letter code for integers, or
> > > `upgrade' all functions return int to long.
> > > The second option seems better.
> >
> > So Karim, what do you prefer ?
> The whole point of the install() machinery is to be able to include as many
> external routines as possible without recompiling the library. Since there's
> no reason to forbid 'int' return types, I'd rather add a new parser code. And
> introduce RET_INT, RET_LONG, RET_VOID as per your patch proposal.

Can you decide on the letter, so that I can upgrade Math::Pari?