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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>
Cc: "Jakub Narębski" <jnareb@gmail.com>, git <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Abhishek Kumar" <abhishekkumar8222@gmail.com>,
	"Derrick Stolee" <stolee@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: What's cooking in git.git (Sep 2020, #03; Wed, 9)
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 15:32:16 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqr1r2y8lr.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200915214802.GB1741@nand.local> (Taylor Blau's message of "Tue, 15 Sep 2020 17:48:02 -0400")

Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com> writes:

> I completely agree with Junio's sentiment here. The overflow handling
> needs to exist no matter what, but let's remember what's common and what
> isn't.
>
> Since it's not common to be towards the end of even just the 32-bit
> range, let's "optimize" for that and store the fields as 32 bits wide.

Thanks.  I realize I wasn't clear but that is what I meant.  If we
need to deal with overflowing situation sensibly anyway, there may
not be much advantage in using 64-bit until year 2038.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-15 22:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-09 22:32 Junio C Hamano
2020-09-09 23:07 ` Eric Sunshine
2020-09-10  4:52   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-15 22:48     ` Eric Sunshine
2020-09-15 22:54       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-15 19:05 ` Jakub Narębski
2020-09-15 19:32   ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-15 21:14   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-15 21:25     ` Jakub Narębski
2020-09-15 21:45       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-15 21:48         ` Taylor Blau
2020-09-15 22:32           ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-09-15 22:02         ` Jakub Narębski

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