[OSM-dev] Is YOUR code 64 bit proof?

David Earl david at frankieandshadow.com
Sun Dec 30 12:46:06 GMT 2012

On Thu Dec 27 13:55:31 GMT 2012 Frederik Ramm wrote
>     another 62 million nodes and we'll have IDs of more than 2^31-1
> which means than software using a simple, 32-bit, signed integer will
> not be able to process the data any longer.

If you're using PHP, you have to use 64-bit hardware to get 64 bit 
integers, which they all then are automatically. I believe it is not 
possible to get 64 bit integers in PHP on a 32-bit machine.


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