Commit abf673af authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Improve configure --help text for wide ints

* configure.ac (wide-int): Clarify user-level advantages and
disadvantages.
parent ce4eeca8
......@@ -316,7 +316,7 @@ this option's value should be 'yes', 'no', 'lucid', 'athena', 'motif', 'gtk',
with_x_toolkit=$val
])
OPTION_DEFAULT_OFF([wide-int], [prefer wide Emacs integers (typically 62-bit)])
OPTION_DEFAULT_OFF([wide-int], [prefer wide Emacs integers (typically 62-bit); allows buffer and string size up to 2GB on 32-bit hosts, at the cost of 10% to 30% slowdown of Lisp interpreter and larger memory footprint])
if test "$with_wide_int" = yes; then
AC_DEFINE([WIDE_EMACS_INT], 1, [Use long long for EMACS_INT if available.])
fi
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