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Re: emacs 23 under wine...

From: Deniz Dogan
Subject: Re: emacs 23 under wine...
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 23:25:36 +0200

2009/8/26 David De La Harpe Golden <address@hidden>:
> Runs... exhibits some nasty draw glitches upon scrolling by less than
> whole pages though.  I presently don't know if it's wine happening to
> expose some odd problem in w32 emacs redraw  or (I guess rather more
> likely) a wine-side bug.
> I found it also "nearly" bootstraps with mingw under
> wine, with only a few immediately apparent problems (no doubt there
> could be many creeping hidden ones...):
> * wine's cmd.exe chokes on parts of configure.bat, but wine's cmd.exe
> apparently has several known issues, including not supporting a "copy
> a+b c" syntax (microsoft's idea of cat, apparently) which of course
> configure.bat uses  heavily.  There are other non-microsoft cmd.exes which
> fare better, though I ended up manually doing a bunch of stuff.
> * a known wine bug regarding popen() that affects windres.exe calls
> from within scripts (but not at toplevel).
> Could be just my unfamiliarity:
> * something hangs during compilation of tramp that I haven't resolved
> yet, though it could be similar to:
> * Depending on which version of which w32 diff and patch port (there
> seem to be quite a few floating about...) you have installed, ediff
> compilation hangs. I guess that might happen on windows too, but I
> don't really know.
> Neither tramp nor ediff are critical for my immediate purposes, just
> mentioning because you have to kill the relevant subprocess to allow the
> build to proceed.

Just curious: what's the reason for running Emacs under Wine?

Deniz Dogan

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