[m-dev.] question about 32 bit machines

Peter Wang novalazy at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 13:24:26 AEDT 2018

On Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:03:56 +1100, Michael Day <mikeday at yeslogic.com> wrote:
> > The old (now useless?) term size profiling stuff used the same trick.
> > In handle_options.m we disable double-word fields in term size profiling
> > grades, but curiously not in memory profiling grades. I'll check it when
> > I get a chance.
> Surely in memory profiling grades we want a more accurate profile of the 
> memory cells actually required, and boxing the fields would change this.

Yeah, and in practice developers will use profiling grades on their
Intel (x86_64) machines anyway.


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