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Re: Emacs can't be built on HPUX 10.

From: Gerd Moellmann
Subject: Re: Emacs can't be built on HPUX 10.
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 15:23:20 +0100 (CET)
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.90

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> > From: Miles Bader <address@hidden>
> > Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 10:36:56 +0900 (JST)
> > 
> > Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:
> > > (2) On HP-UX with native C compiler, local static variable
> > > is not kept zero cleared.  When clear_glyph_row is called at
> > > the first time, null_row is surely zero cleared.  But, when
> > > it is called next time, null_row is not zero cleared.
> > 
> > What do you mean `the first/next time'?  The first time the function is
> > called in a given program invocation?  Or are you talking about the
> > behavior when emacs is dumped (i.e., that local static variables are not
> > cleared when a dumped emacs is run)?
> Please note that local static variables are against Emacs coding
> guidelines (see the node "Writing Emacs Primitives" in the ELisp
> manual).  This is because on some systems "static" gets defined away
> (is HP-UX one of those systems, per chance?).
> So I think the change that Handa-san suggested needs to be done
> anyway, no matter what are the particulars of this problem on HP-UX.


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