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Re: specifying pure space without editing puresize.h

From: Ivan Kanis
Subject: Re: specifying pure space without editing puresize.h
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2012 21:50:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

>> From: Ivan Kanis <address@hidden>
>> Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:59:33 +0200
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > This was posted two days ago:
>> >
>> > Achim Gratz <address@hidden> writes:
>> >
>> >> Eli Zaretskii writes:
>> >>>> Warning (initialization): Building Emacs overflowed pure space.  
>> >>>> (See the node Pure Storage in the Lisp manual for details.)
>> >>>
>> >>> Enlarge BASE_PURESIZE in puresize.h until the warning goes away.
>> >>
>> >> …or call configure with '-DSYSTEM_PURESIZE_EXTRA=some_number' added to
>> >> CFLAGS.
>> >
>> May it should be documented in the relevant info node?
> What for?  These are temporary situations that exist until the Emacs
> maintainers get their act together and enlarge the size of the pure
> storage.  This happens once in a year or two, so I see nothing
> important enough to document here, no more than we should be
> documenting gazillions of other similar knobs in our headers.

I was looking for the information. Someone else might. Isn't what the
documentation is for?
Ivan Kanis

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