calc: jumbo sheets on windows (never gonna happen)

Noel Grandin noelgrandin at
Wed Oct 7 16:14:07 UTC 2020

On Wed, 7 Oct 2020 at 16:51, Luboš Luňák <l.lunak at> wrote:

> On Tuesday 06 of October 2020, Noel Grandin wrote:
> > Honestly, the only solution I can think of (and one I confidently expect
> us
> > to reject), is that we declare a flag day, and search and replace
> > sal_Long/sal_uLong/long/unsigned long with a 64-bit type across the
> > code base.
>  Does it really need to be this extensive though? E.g. VCL should be more
> or
> less safe from this, I think trying any drawing with >32bit sizes is
> simply
> not going to work one way or another.
We extensively use shared types like tool::Rectangle in sc.

>  Also, how realistic of a solution would be to compile with the
> undefined-behaviour sanitizer and make it fail on overflows as a way to
> get a
> decent enough coverage of the problematic areas?
If you can get that working under Windows, sure, that could help.
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