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Re: Pretest next week


From: YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu
Subject: Re: Pretest next week
Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2009 16:47:57 +0900
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>>>>> On Fri, 30 Jan 2009 10:46:59 +0900, YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu <address@hidden> 
>>>>> said:

>>> How do you recognize the current status and perspective of the C-g
>>> issue in the Cocoa/GNUstep port?  The changes made so far weren't
>>> "nontrivial", indeed.  But I meant by "nontrivial" the still
>>> remaining "Feval call in menu bar activation".  Actually, menu bar
>>> tracking itself is problematic inside read_socket_hook if the
>>> Cocoa/GNUstep port is trying to follow what the Carbon port does
>>> with respect to C-g.)

>> Work on this may still proceed during the pretest; we are not yet
>> in a hard code freeze.  It is not serious enough to delay the start
>> of the pretest.

> Of course, it's up to you maintainers whether to start pretest at
> this stage.  But I dare to say it's a serious issue from my
> experience.

If you want to start the pretest soon, I suggest putting off the
inclusion of the Cocoa/GNUstep port until Emacs 23.2 (or later).  In
particular, the GNUstep port doesn't have enough quality to start
pretest.

                                     YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu
                                address@hidden




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