[zeromq-dev] [zproject] What is the model for int64_t

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue Jan 12 10:04:14 CET 2016

I think zclock's API is poorly designed here; signed ints make no
sense for time. It should be number/8, uint64_t. However, breaking the
API isn't allowed. We can add support for a "time" type in zproject,
which maps to int64_t.

On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 8:44 AM, Michal Vyskocil
<michal.vyskocil at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> In zclock class return values are int64_t, where I did not find
> respective model in zproject's API model. Can someone suggest a way
> how to deal with signed integers?
> Given the nature of zclock I tried to map it to time type, however
> this translates back to time_t, which is long int only, thus this will
> break API/ABI of zclock.
> --
> best regards
>      Michal Vyskocil
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