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Re: Whitespace in `${srcdir}' during `configure'

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Whitespace in `${srcdir}' during `configure'
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:12:46 +0200

> Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:28:07 +0700
> From: Yuri Khan <address@hidden>
> Cc: Alexander Shukaev <address@hidden>, Paul Eggert <address@hidden>,
>       emacs-devel <address@hidden>
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 2:26 PM, Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote:
> > But really, the only case I can think of is a user whose home directory
> > contains spaces and is unable to use /tmp. In which case, I can only
> > assume that their sysadmin hates them and wants them to be miserable.
> > Compiling software is probably the least of their problems. :)
> This case is *the* norm on Windows, starting with 2000 (where /home is
> "C:\Documents and Settings") and up to but not including Vista (where
> it was finally renamed "C:\Users"). Also, temporary directories (both
> user’s and public) are within this subtree.

This all is true, but it is not really relevant, since these
directories are rarely if ever seen in Emacs build process on Windows
(because we use MSYS for that, which has different ideas about these

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