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Re: Please fix before the release of 23.1

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: Please fix before the release of 23.1
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2008 20:55:38 -0400
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

Michael Olson wrote:

> This is a pretty serious regression, so I want to bring it to the
> attention of the list again, in hopes it gets fixed before the release
> of 23.1.  I think the problem is in the byte-compiler.

If this were true, we wouldn't be able to build Emacs, since there are
numerous instances of such constructs in the source. Since we can, the
problem either does not exist, or cannot be as general as you suggest.
So please try to investigate further.

>> This is a bug of emacs-snapshot, not semantic.  The above compilation
>> error is triggered by the following kind of statement:
>> (eval-when-compile
>>    (require 'something)
>>    (require 'something-else))
>> The problem goes away when the lines are changed to:
>> (eval-when-compile (require 'something))
>> (eval-when-compile (require 'something-else))
>> This is a regression and needs to be fixed in upstream Emacs.

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