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Re: Building Emacs on MSYS2

From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: Building Emacs on MSYS2
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:46:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> >>    local with_wide_int='no'
>> >>
>> >>    if test "${CARCH}" == 'x86_64'; then
>> >>      with_wide_int='yes'
>> >>    fi
>> >
>> > You shouldn't need this. --with-wide-int is effective only on 32-bit
>> > platforms; integers are always wide on 64-bit platforms.
>> Right. Maybe the person who introduced that code on the PKGBUILD worried
>> about the possibility of changing the default on x86 to wide-int. IIRC
>> there was some discussion about that on the past.
> The discussions were about the 32-bit build.  If anything, the script
> should use --with-wide-int in the 32-bit build, i.e. exactly the
> opposite of what it does now.

My point is that the PKGBUILD author possibly was "protecting" the
package against upstream changing the x86 default to --with-wide-int.

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