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Re: Building Emacs-cvs on Cygwin

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Building Emacs-cvs on Cygwin
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 06:35:10 +0300

> Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 00:18:29 +0200 (MET DST)
> From: Angelo Graziosi <address@hidden>
> cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> In any case there are other strange things. 
> This morning (20060926 about 10:00 am) I have downloaded a new CVS source
> of Emacs and have made e new build using the debug options we discussed
> (CFLAGS='-ggdb -gdwarf-2 -g3 -O2'). Then I have installed
> (prefix=/usr/local/emacs-22.0.50) it.
> Obviously it does not work in the build dir but I can start it as usually
> with an adeguate link
> $ emacs-cvs & 
> (/usr/local/bin/emacs-cvs -> /usr/local/emacs-22.0.50/bin/emacs.exe)
> I have worked with it without problem, also with tool-bar On! I haven't
> observed any crash. 
> Seeing this i decided to make a new build without debug options
> (CFLAGS='-O2')...installed etc... :
> $ emacs-cvs &
> works only if 'cd /usr/local'. If it is given in any other directory Emacs
> core dumps!

It sounds like memory corruption of some kind.  They frequently
exhibit such strange patterns.  Until we resolve this, I'd suggest not
to rebuild the latest version, so that the bug doesn't move too much.

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