Commit 81eafe29 authored by Paul Eggert's avatar Paul Eggert
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* Add --with-wide-int.
* INSTALL: Mention this.
* NEWS: Mention new configure option --with-wide-int.
parent a54e3482
2011-06-07 Paul Eggert <>
* Add --with-wide-int.
* INSTALL: Mention this.
2011-06-06 Paul Eggert <>
Merge from gnulib.
......@@ -309,6 +309,10 @@ systems which support that.
Use --without-sound to disable sound support.
Use --with-wide-int to implement Emacs values with the type 'long long',
even on hosts where a narrower type would do. With this option, on a
typical 32-bit host, Emacs integers have 62 bits instead of 30.
The `--prefix=PREFIXDIR' option specifies where the installation process
should put emacs and its data files. This defaults to `/usr/local'.
- Emacs (and the other utilities users run) go in PREFIXDIR/bin
......@@ -144,6 +144,11 @@ this option's value should be `yes', `no', `lucid', `athena', `motif', `gtk' or
OPTION_DEFAULT_OFF([wide-int], [prefer wide Emacs integers (typically 62-bit)])
if test "$with_wide_int" = yes; then
AC_DEFINE([WIDE_EMACS_INT], 1, [Use long long for EMACS_INT if available.])
dnl _ON results in a '--without' option in the --help output, so
dnl the help text should refer to "don't compile", etc.
OPTION_DEFAULT_ON([xpm],[don't compile with XPM image support])
2011-06-07 Paul Eggert <>
* NEWS: Mention new configure option --with-wide-int.
2011-05-24 Leo Liu <>
* NEWS: Mention the new primitive sha1 and the removal of sha1.el.
......@@ -47,6 +47,9 @@ also depend on Gtk+. You can disable them with --without-rsvg and
This is only useful for Emacs developers to debug certain types of bugs.
This is not a new feature; only the configure flag is new.
** There is a new configure option --with-wide-int.
With it, Emacs integers typically have 62 bits, even on 32-bit machines.
** New translation of the Emacs Tutorial in Hebrew is available.
Type `C-u C-h t' to choose it in case your language setup doesn't
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