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From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: USE_LSB_TAG and MS-DOS
Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 16:10:46 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110002 (No Gnus v0.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (windows-nt)

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> For whom it may concern: I've checked in a change to lisp.h that
> disables the use of USE_LSB_TAG in the MS-DOS port.  USE_LSB_TAG was
> turned on by a recent change in lisp.h because the MS-DOS build uses
> the GNU malloc and GCC, but that caused temacs to crash with SIGABRT
> during loadup when it performed the first GC.

The Windows build was also crashing there, but I didn't think it used
GNU malloc, so I wasn't expecting Stefan's code to be enabled.

> Btw, the way DECL_ALIGN and USE_LSB_TAG are defined on lisp.h doesn't
> leave any elegant way for specific platforms to turn that off without
> cluttering lisp.h with ugly OS-specific #ifdef's.  Perhaps we should
> devise a cleaner way.

Definitely, if we cannot fix the problems on those plaforms.

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