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[Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/etc/PROBLEMS,v

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: [Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/etc/PROBLEMS,v
Date: Sat, 04 Nov 2006 12:11:22 +0000

CVSROOT:        /cvsroot/emacs
Module name:    emacs
Changes by:     Eli Zaretskii <eliz>    06/11/04 12:11:22

RCS file: /cvsroot/emacs/emacs/etc/PROBLEMS,v
retrieving revision 1.200
retrieving revision 1.201
diff -u -b -r1.200 -r1.201
--- PROBLEMS    3 Nov 2006 09:24:40 -0000       1.200
+++ PROBLEMS    4 Nov 2006 12:11:21 -0000       1.201
@@ -2327,7 +2327,16 @@
 the problem, install the current version of GNU Sed, then rerun
 Emacs's configure script.
-*** Building the MS-Windows port with Cygwin GCC can fail.
+*** Building the Cygwin port for MS-Windows can fail with some GCC version
+Building Emacs 22 with Cygwin builds of GCC 3.4.4-1 and 3.4.4-2 is
+reported to either fail or cause Emacs to segfault at run time.  In
+addition, the Cygwin GCC 3.4.4-2 has problems with generating debug
+info.  Cygwin users are advised not to use these versions of GCC for
+compiling Emacs.  GCC versions 4.0.3 and 4.1.1 reportedly build a
+working Cygwin binary of Emacs, so we recommend these GCC versions.
+*** Building the native MS-Windows port with Cygwin GCC can fail.
 Emacs may not build using recent Cygwin builds of GCC, such as Cygwin
 version 1.1.8, using the default configure settings.  It appears to be

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