Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of Commentary/Rts/Word


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Mar 10, 2013 8:45:46 AM (2 years ago)
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    v5 v6  
    1818The `StgWord` type is also useful for storing the ''size'' of a memory object, since an `StgWord` is guaranteed to at least span the range of addressable memory. It is rather like `size_t` in this respect, although we prefer to use `StgWord` in the RTS sources. 
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    20 C-- only understands units of bytes, so we have various macros in source:includes/Cmm.h to make manipulating things in units of words easier in {{{.cmm}}} files. 
     20C-- only understands units of bytes, so we have various macros in [[GhcFile(includes/Cmm.h)]] to make manipulating things in units of words easier in {{{.cmm}}} files.