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Re: Removal of unexec support from glibc malloc

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: Removal of unexec support from glibc malloc
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 11:30:50 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/24.5 (darwin)

>>>>> Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> Thanks for that heads-up. Making the Emacs unexec mechanism more portable
> has been our to-do list for some time, and this will light more of a fire
> under it. We're already under a feature freeze for Emacs 25, though, so
> Emacs 25 will have to go out without the fix (which will be reasonably
> substantial, alas).

Hi Paul,

Can you elaborate what unexec has been doing for us up till now, and what
living without it will entail in terms of both technical content and work

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