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bug#9772: OSX breakage

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#9772: OSX breakage
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 10:27:16 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> Here's a proposed patch to fix that, by having Emacs use Gnulib's
>> environ module.  This syncs from Gnulib, and so it also brings
>> in the patches for Bug#9772 and Bug#9960.  (It is possible to
>> pull out just the environ fix by hand, but that's an error-prone process
>> and I'd rather avoid it.)  I have tested this on Fedora 15,
>> but not on OSX nor on Windows.
> FWIW, I'd very much prefer not to install such large changes a day or
> two before the next pretest.  If the only practical way of fixing this
> within gnulib is the proposed changeset, I'd say let's just add a
> declaration of environ conditioned on OS X and FreeBSD.  I don't like
> this solution, but I think on balance it has less potential for
> destabilizing the build.

Agreed.  Paul, can you pick out just the environ fix?  If not, we should
go with the ifdefs as Eli suggested, and leave any Gnulib synch for

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