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Re: Removing some workarounds for big integers

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: Removing some workarounds for big integers
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:55:08 -0700
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>>>>> "P" == Philipp  <address@hidden> writes:

P> now that Emacs has big integers, would it make sense to remove some of the
P> workarounds for lack of big integer support that are still present?
P> Specifically, the ‘make_fixnum_or_float’ and ‘INTEGER_TO_CONS’ macros. A
P> replacement that would generate a fixnum or bignum depending on the input
P> value seems strictly superior. (It would require a bit more memory, but I
P> don’t think memory pressure is an issue here.)

Sounds reasonable to me.

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