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Re: bignum branch

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: bignum branch
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:40:10 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:19:07 -0400
> > Yes, we need such wrappers in those cases.  Another use case is a
> > 32-bit build --with-wide-int.
> Tho, eventually, bignums should make --with-wide-int redundant.

Only if we allow buffer and string text be referenced by a bignum, and
if the performance is comparable with --with-wide-int.

Is it reasonable to expect a comparable performance from native 32-bit
code calculating 64-bit values vs function calls?  I think I'd be

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