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bug#7167: 23.2; w32-shell-execute doc


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: bug#7167: 23.2; w32-shell-execute doc
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2010 12:34:27 +0200

On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 11:52 AM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2010 20:12:47 +0200
>> From: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
>>
>> > From: Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden>
>> > Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2010 12:15:55 +0200
>> > Cc: Sean Sieger <address@hidden>, address@hidden
>> >
>> > [Sean, I've Cc:ed you because you're doing binary tarballs now]
>> >
>> > On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 05:57, Christoph <address@hidden> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Juanma, let me know if I can help troubleshoot this.
>> >
>> > I think it is an issue with the binary distribution of Emacs 23.2 for
>> > Windows, not with 23.2 per se, because I have my own build of it and
>> > the problem is not present.
>> >
>> > Likely the fix will simply be to rebuild the official binary
>> > distribution of 23.2.
>>
>> Not sure, because my binary, which I built myself, also has this
>> problem.
>>
>> Will try to investigate tomorrow.
>
> Found the problem.  There's nothing wrong with the Windows build
> system per se.  The problem is that emacs-23.2 tarball comes with a
> src/buildobj.h from a Unix system where it was tarred, which is
> baaaaad, and not only on Windows.  This causes Make not to create
> src/buildobj.h as suitable for the actual build on the target
> platform, and the rest is history.

Very good.

What impact can this have other than what we know now?





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