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Re: Building Emacs overflowed pure space

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Building Emacs overflowed pure space
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 13:08:12 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> So why does
> (aset search-whitespace-regexp 0 ?x)
> not fail?

Because nobody has put search-whitespace-regexp in pure space.

> isearch.el is loaded from loadup.el.

Loading from loadup.el does not mean putting all strings in pure space.
Only explicit calls to purecopy do that.  There are only a few types
objects that are implicitly put in pure space, like byte code objects or
function bodies.


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