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Re: bootstrap compiles C files twice

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: bootstrap compiles C files twice
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2008 14:40:54 -0400
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> It used to be on all platforms, but I see that the compiler switch to
> set PURESIZE to a very large value was removed on Posix systems.  I
> guess they don't care about pure space overflow in bootstrap-emacs?
> If that's true, then we do need to rebuild with correct pure size once
> the *.el files are compiled and bootstrap-emacs can be tossed.

I see PURESIZE being messed about with in src/makefile.w32-in, but it
has not been in src/Makefile.in since rev 1.251, over six years ago.

> Yes, but do we really want to maintain a list of those who do depend
> on the pure size?

It looks like there is absolutely no need.

Since the top-level Makefile.in is not used by the Windows build (?),
there seems no reason to compile all the C files twice.

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