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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: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 08:38:53 -0700
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On 10/18/11 03:55, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> Perhaps the NEWS entry could be improved.

I made the following change, to try to do that:

--- etc/NEWS    2011-10-18 06:52:32 +0000
+++ etc/NEWS    2011-10-18 15:34:06 +0000
@@ -51,6 +51,8 @@ This is not a new feature; only the conf
 ** There is a new configure option --with-wide-int.
 With it, Emacs integers typically have 62 bits, even on 32-bit machines.
+On 32-bit hosts, this raises the limit on buffer sizes from 512 MiB to
+a bit less than 4 GiB, with the exact limit set by the operating system.
 ** New translation of the Emacs Tutorial in Hebrew is available.

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