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Re: CANNOT_DUMP support

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: CANNOT_DUMP support
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 20:33:53 -0800

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

  > >> >   > I know that GNUstep is a CANNOT_DUMP platform, and I have been
  > >> >   > informed that there aren't many others left.  Is there a list
  > >> >   > somewhere that I could view?
  > >> >
  > >> > No list, just grep emacs/src/m/*
  > >> 
  > >> Ah.  Thanks.
  > >> 
  > >> Hmm.  System/390, amdx86-64, ia-64, m68k.  
  > > Nope, look again, all those are either commented out or inside #if 0.
  > > The only remaining one is in ibmrs6000.h when using sysV. I don't know
  > > of any such system in current use ...
  > Yup: CANNOT_DUMP is not on the way out, but it's only ever seriously
  > used for targets that are "in development".
  > We need to get dumping to work on GNUstep before we can consider it as
  > "ready for prime time" (tho I don't consider it as a prerequisite for
  > being on the trunk).

Has there been any decision about merging that code?  It would probably
be better to merge it sooner rather than later...

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