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Re: make dist target for Windows

From: joakim
Subject: Re: make dist target for Windows
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2010 15:46:25 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.90 (gnu/linux)

grischka <address@hidden> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>>> Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2010 13:12:33 +0200
>>> From: grischka <address@hidden>
>>> CC: address@hidden
>>> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>>>>> Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 12:49:35 +0200
>>>>> From: grischka <address@hidden>
>>>>> CC: address@hidden
>>>>>  > This is not a good idea.  configure.bat needs to be able to run on
>>>>>  > older Windows 9X systems, where ...
>>>>> Note that neither does configure.bat work correctly on Windows 9X nor
>>>>> does the native shell based part of the makefiles work there nor would
>>>>> emacs run on such system at all.
>>>> Please report any specific problems you find.  Thanks.
>>> I don't support tendencies that replace concepts by adaptive hacking.
>> Then perhaps you should stop posting sarcastic notes about Emacs not
>> working on platforms about which you don't care enough to help solving
>> the problems.
> Have a win98 running under e.g. vmware, virtualbox or qemu, and you'll
> find the given information more than sufficient to solve the "problem".

How does one legaly obtain a w98 license today?

I'm loosely contemplating setting up a build server for Emacs that would
build and deploy all bzr revisions of Emacs on each supported

I would like to use VirtualBox for virtualization.

Free OS:es are of course easy to obtain, modern non-free also, except
osx, because apple weirdly doesnt want to support virtualization in
their license. Old non-free os:es seems difficult to obtain in a legal

> No sarcasm intended.
> --- grischka
Joakim Verona

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