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Re: 21.1 mouse-movement locks up Emacs


From: Harald . Maier . BW
Subject: Re: 21.1 mouse-movement locks up Emacs
Date: 11 Dec 2001 09:44:53 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

address@hidden (Jari Aalto+mail.emacs) writes:

> * 2001-12-10 Stefan Monnier <monnier+gnu.emacs.bug/news/@RUM.cs.yale.edu>
> >>>>>> "Eli" == Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> >> This might be a Windows-specific problem (I don't have a Windows
> >> version around to try).
> >
> | Yes, it is windows-specific and is most likely the known problem
> | of continuously redisplaying.  I believe Jason fixed it in the
> | CVS version.
> | Jari, could you try the code that's in the CVS repository
> | (see http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/emacs) ?

The cvs version works fine for me. The 21.1 version did not work as
Jari described.

Harald
 
> I would if I knew how? I only use Gygwin and I was under the impression
> that Emacs can't be compiled with it. I do not have previous experience to
> configure Mingw. (or togerher with Cygwin).
> 
> Is there any developer setup instructions from scratch somewhere?
> (nt/INSTALL looks a bit scary).

I do the following to build emacs with the mingw port.

$ cvs -z3 -d:pserver:address@hidden:/cvsroot/emacs co emacs
$ cd emacs/nt
$ configure.bat --with-gcc --no-opt

# Here you must setup gcc that it uses the mingw port. I uses the
# separated mingw distribution but I noticed that it is also part of
# the cygwin distribution. So maybe it's possible only to switch on
# the mingw gcc flag. But I did not try this yet. Also debugging is
# still a problem for me.

$ make
$ export emacs_dir='f:/home/maierh/cvs/emacs'
$ ../src/oo/i386/emacs.exe -q --no-site-file

# GNU Emacs 21.1.50.1 (i386-mingw-nt5.0.2195) of 2001-12-11 on HESTIA




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