Subject: bug#2790: emacs 22.1.1 cannot open 5GB file on
64GB 64-bit Linux box

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@xxxxxxx> writes:

>> Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 16:01:51 -0500
>> From: Mike Coleman <tutufan@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: 2790@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> most-positive-fixnum gives
>> 1152921504606846975 (#o37777777777, #xffffffff)
> That sounds like a bug: the decimal representation is like I'd expect
> on a 64-bit machine, but the octal and hex representations are like on
> a 32-bit machine. Strange...

22.1 had a buggy format that truncated numbers to the range of int. I
fixed some bugs here for 22.2.


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