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Re: Difficulty building older Emacsen: <tab> characters seemingly foulin
Re: Difficulty building older Emacsen: <tab> characters seemingly fouling things up.
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:46:58 +0000
On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 11:47:20PM +0200, David Engster wrote:
> Alan Mackenzie writes:
> >> Building older Emacsen can be quite frustrating. I think I also had
> >> problems with linking crt1.o or somesuch when creating older Emacs
> >> binaries for the Buildbot.
> > I've managed successfully to rebuild 22.1, 22.2, 22.3, 23.2, 23.3,
> > and 24.2. The more recent versions were OK anyway.
> On what system are you compiling?
> > 23.4 (which builds OK, but freezes with 100% CPU at startup)
> I dimly remember that one - newer libglib made Emacs 23 freeze on
> startup. See for instance
It's good to know that it wasn't me making a mistake.
> If you really care for Emacs 23.4, then I guess you could try patching
> xgselect.c (I guess b05725233b might do the trick). I simply installed
> the Debian 7 emacs23 package, which happens to be 23.4. :-)
Thanks. I think I've got enough working versions (for testing) now, so
I'll forget about 23.4, unless I specifically need it for something.
Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).
Re: Difficulty building older Emacsen: <tab> characters seemingly fouling things up., Andreas Schwab, 2015/06/06