who ever performed bit logic on large negative integer?

Paolo Bonzini bonzini at gnu.org
Sat Jan 26 15:54:10 UTC 2008

>> It is possible to work out bitwise ops on magnitude representation, by 
>> computing the two's complement representation on the fly in the 
>> primitives or in the fallback Smalltalk code.
> OK, another - better - way to go: should be much less work than changing 
> the representation.

That's exactly what nicolas's patch in mantis does.


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