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Re: make bootstrap in separate build directory will overwrite loaddefs.e


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: make bootstrap in separate build directory will overwrite loaddefs.el
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 12:58:40 +0100
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address@hidden (David Kastrup) writes:

|> Now the question is whether
|> make bootstrap
|> can get off the ground without requiring an initial loaddefs.el.

You can't.  Dumping Emacs requires loaddefs.el, but that can only be
generated if you have already built Emacs previously.  Chicken'n'egg.

Andreas.

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