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Re: w32 issues

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: w32 issues
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 19:05:12 +0100
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Dan Nicolaescu wrote:
  > Here are a few w32 specific bugs I can remember right now out of my
  > head that have not been entered in FOR-RELEASE:

Please change the subject if you change the topic.

Ah, sorry. I did not notice "Simple".

None of these seem be in the "Simple Tasks" category, and some have been
discussed on the list.

  > - Printing is broken on w32 and some weeks ago I discovered that Emacs
  > can hang completely if a user tries to print. Unsaved data can be
  > lost, of course!
  > - rgrep is broken on w32. (I will send a patch for this in a while though.)
> > - The handling of lwindow/rwindow and alt keys are broken. (I have
  > sent patches several times for this, but nothing really happens.)
> > - Menu handling is broken IMO. You can not add accelerators to
  > menus. This is due to handling of & chars at the wrong moment in the C
  > sources.
> > > I am surprised that not the first one of these bugs are in FOR-RELEASE
  > and I believe it is a very good illustration of the need for a bug
  > database.

There's a section in FOR-RELEASE specifically for Windows bugs, why not
ask the Windows port maintainers to add these there?

I suppose I am one of them, though I never tough the CVS myself. Maybe I should?

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