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Re: C-g crash in C-x C-f (OSX Lion)

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: C-g crash in C-x C-f (OSX Lion)
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:27:14 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)

René Kyllingstad <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 17:52, Carsten Mattner <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>     On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 4:53 PM, Jan D. <address@hidden> wrote:
>     > AFAIK, the Mac port uses Carbon, and is based om Emacs 23, i.e. no Emacs
>     24
>     > features (like multitty).
>     Sounds like the Mac port should be obsolete and deprecated as
>     Carbon is deprecated and I'm not even sure it's in Lion anymore.
> This is alas a common misunderstanding about the Mac port.
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-11/msg00424.html
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-11/msg00499.html
> The Mac port hasn't been integrated because none of the maintainers are
> particularly interested nor knowledgeable about the mac platform, and the
> author of the port has not pushed for it.
> So instead of a rock solid port where the author knows _exactly_ why every 
> line
> of code is the way it is, we have a crashy mess nobody wants to spend any time
> on. Yay.

That's kind of far from reality.
See: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2009-09/msg00199.html
and similar things has been stated by the maintainers a few times on
this list.  

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