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Re: bignum branch

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: bignum branch
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:04:29 +0300

> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:55:48 -0700
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> It's mostly a performance concern on 32-bit platforms.
> > Only on those built --with-wide-int, right?  Because otherwise, a
> > 32-bit 'long' is just fine with GMP.
> It could also be a problem with integer types other than EMACS_INT

But that problem will affect all platforms, wouldn't it?  Because GMP
can only work with 'long', and I guess we don't want to rely on stuff
like 'prtdiff_t' and 'intmax_t' being no wider than 'long'?  We'd need
to convert the other types explicitly.

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