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Re: Building without Emacs malloc, possible?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Building without Emacs malloc, possible?
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 20:07:34 +0200

> Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 07:57:59 +0100
> From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Jan_Dj=E4rv?= <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> > 
> > That is very unfortunate.  Using system malloc will cause Emacs to
> > grow in its footprint much more than it does with gmalloc, possibly an
> > unlimited growth.  Did you try asking for advice on the Cygwin mailing
> > list?
> Yes, the advice was that Emacs should not use its own malloc in this case.

Not a very useful advice, IMO.  But then what else can we hope for,
since there's no maintainer of Cygwin Emacs?

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