Large negative pressures

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Fri Aug 9 17:20:45 PDT 2019

On Wednesday, 7 August 2019 09:31:35 PDT Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > 2) Make pressure_t (and related variable) int64_t,
> Absolutely not. See above. That would be entirely crazy.

Unless you want to use Subsurface to calculate a dive into the core of the Sun 
(pressure there is estimated at around 250 gigabars). That would overflow the 
puny int32_t.

Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) - thiago (AT)
   Software Architect - Intel System Software Products

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