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bug#8884: closed (Re: bug#8884: wide-int crash)


From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#8884: closed (Re: bug#8884: wide-int crash)
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 22:42:50 -0700
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On 10/17/11 15:24, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> On my 32-bit PowerPC 7447A based system GNU Emacs 24.0.90 (started with -Q) 
> fails to open the same file (I created it on this system):
> 
>     File SW.tar is large (5713MB), really open? (y or n)  y
>     byte-code: Maximum buffer size exceeded
>     Auto-saving...

Perhaps I'm missing something, but
this is the behavior I expect.
SW.tar is too large to fit into that system's memory.
(A 32-bit machine can't access more than 4 GiB of memory.





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