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Interop and SIZE_T

Hi all,

I've seen a few Win32 API functions with SIZE_T parameters mapped via
managed ints. Is this the most appropriate mapping or would an IntPtr be
better (thinking of future proofing for 64-bit windows)


Feb 18 '06 #1
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| Hi all,
| I've seen a few Win32 API functions with SIZE_T parameters mapped via
| managed ints. Is this the most appropriate mapping or would an IntPtr be
| better (thinking of future proofing for 64-bit windows)
| Cheers,
| Steve

Yep, SIZE_T should be mapped via IntPtr's. SIZE_T is a platform dependent
type, 64 bit on a 64 bit OS, 32 bit on others.
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