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Re: Trunk bootstrap failure [Cygwin]

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Trunk bootstrap failure [Cygwin]
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2010 13:22:43 +0300

> Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2010 12:09:10 +0200
> From: Angelo Graziosi <address@hidden>
> Cc: emacs <address@hidden>
> Hmm... bootstrapping rev. 100753 *without* patches (i.e. using ecrt0.c), 
> shows that:
> $ grep -R start_of_text emacs/inst/usr/local/emacs
> is *empty* (emacs/inst/usr/local/emacs is the Emacs installation 
> directory). This would mean that the function 'start_of_text' is not 
> compiled any more in the Cygwin build. Right?
> So the question is: where is the function '_start' of ecrt0.c file 
> called? It seems only compiled but not called... or not?

This is a question for Cygwin developers, not for Emacs developers.
ecrt0.c is the startup code, which is typically called by the OS after
it loads the executable.  In the Cygwin case, ``the OS'' is probably
some Cygwin module, which is in turn called by Windows.  But that's
guesswork; someone who is privy to Cygwin internals should answer your

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