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Re: Making --with-wide-int the default

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Making --with-wide-int the default
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 20:43:12 +0200

> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2015 01:27:38 -0700
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Would you say it's safe to make this the default for Emacs 25?
> I'd say it's safe, yes.  --with-wide-int assumes 64-bit int but since we're 
> requiring C99-or-later now this should be safe.  And as you say, if there are 
> performance problems people can configure --with-wide-int=no.
> I guess the main problem will be people configuring with --enable-checking 
> and 
> with CFLAGS=-g0 on old slow 32-bit machines.  However, people using 
> non-default 
> flags can just add --with-wide-int=no to their mix of flags, so this should 
> be OK.

Based on this, I'd like to turn --with-wide-int on by default.  Any
last-minute objections?

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