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[Emacs-diffs] master 973d10a: * etc/NEWS: Improve -fcheck-pointer-bounds

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: [Emacs-diffs] master 973d10a: * etc/NEWS: Improve -fcheck-pointer-bounds wording.
Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2018 04:45:35 -0500 (EST)

branch: master
commit 973d10a34b23f2ce5acc00a90ec9767e6237fefa
Author: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
Commit: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>

    * etc/NEWS: Improve -fcheck-pointer-bounds wording.
 etc/NEWS | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/etc/NEWS b/etc/NEWS
index dd907ab..3ba95c1 100644
--- a/etc/NEWS
+++ b/etc/NEWS
@@ -38,8 +38,9 @@ interpreter or modules that it uses.  If your platform 
supports it you
 can enable it when configuring, e.g., './configure CFLAGS="-g3 -O2
 -mmpx -fcheck-pointer-bounds"' on Intel MPX platforms.
-** Emacs now normally uses a pointer type instead of an integer type
-for the fundamental word in the Emacs Lisp interpreter, to help
+** Emacs now normally uses a C pointer type instead of a C integer
+type to implement Lisp_Object, which is the fundamental machine word
+type internal to the Emacs Lisp interpreter.  This change aims to
 catch typos and support -fcheck-pointer-bounds.  The 'configure'
 option --enable-check-lisp-object-type is therefore no longer as
 useful and so is no longer enabled by default in developer builds,

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