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Re: Lisp_Marker size on 32bit systems

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Lisp_Marker size on 32bit systems
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2018 11:13:49 -0700
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On 09/07/2018 10:16 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
Why would that be platform dependent?

There are differences in GCC struct layout between MS-Windows and GNU/Linux; see the GCC option -mms-bitfields. I expect it's the usual story about platforms making different tradeoffs between backward compatibility vs performance. I wasn't aware of the 'long long' alignment issue until now, though.

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