[Perldl] question about use64bitall perl

Chris Marshall devel.chm.01 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 09:30:48 HST 2012

>From reading about the perl API array
indexes are represented as a 32bit int internally.

Is there such a thing as a "true 64bit perl" where
the number of elements in an array would be
indexed with, say, a 64bit int data type?

This is relevant to PDL for the implementation
of our 64bit indexing for pdls (e.g., conversion
between perl lists and piddles).


More information about the Perldl mailing list