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Re: Making 'eq' == 'eql' in bignum branch

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Making 'eq' == 'eql' in bignum branch
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 17:59:50 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>,  address@hidden,  address@hidden,  
> address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:45:33 -0400
> > I do.  But such buffers are not larger than most-positive-fixnum,
> > because I use a build --with-wide-int, where an Emacs integer is a
> > 64-bit type.
> BTW, anyone interested in adding support for buffers larger than
> most-positive-fixnum (using bignums) so that it can also be
> done --without-wide-int?

Wouldn't that be much slower than --with-wide-int?  Instead of a
couple of machine instructions we will have a function call.

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