Re: Integers on 64-bit Vim: how many bits?
- Tony Mechelynck wrote:
> According to :help Number, a Number variable is a 32-bit signed integer.It should be "32 or 64". I'll fix that.
> No mention of anything else.
> According to :help limits, a Number variable can have an absolute valueAs Sergey mentioned, it depends on the sizeof(int). On 64 bit systems
> larger than 2^31 (i.e. 2 * 1024^3) on 64-bit systems.
that can still be 32.
Both for portability and for saving bytes Vim uses int for numbers.
Also supporting a 64 bit number type makes things complicated. And
there are a few compilers that don't support them.
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