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Re: Building Emacs on MSYS2

From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: Building Emacs on MSYS2
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:58:04 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> On 04/15/2016 08:37 AM, Óscar Fuentes wrote:
>>> --with-wide-int is not the default on any platform.
>> Isn't it the default on 64 bit platforms, as you mentioned some messages
>> upthread?
> No. --with-wide-int causes Emacs to use 'long long int' for EMACS_INT,
> even if pointers fit in a narrower type. On my platform (Fedora 23
> x86-64), EMACS_INT is 'long int' because that is wide enough for
> pointers. Although 'long int' and 'long long int' both happen to be
> 64-bit integers on my platform, 'long int' is a bit nicer (e.g.,
> printf formats can use "%ld" rather than "%lld"), so using
> --with-wide-int would be a minor loss.

Which is irrelevant for the user who builds Emacs, isn't it?

I was just saying that Emacs wide integers are the default on 64 bit

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