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Re: When should ralloc.c be used? (WAS: bug#24358)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: When should ralloc.c be used? (WAS: bug#24358)
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:37:38 +0300

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden,
>       address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:49:33 -0400
>   >   I think once you said
>   > here:
>   >   http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2016-01/msg01633.html
>   > that you favored replacing unexec by a more portable scheme, there was
>   > no longer any reasons to make our argument stronger.
> In general, I'm in favor of a more portable method.  But we don't have
> one now.  Is it feasible to do?  Is anyone working on one?  

We are warming up.  There are a few ideas, but I'm not sure we have
decided which one is the best yet.

> If not, then I hope we can design, with the Glibc developers, a
> different set of hooks to allow us to make unexec work.

Frankly, I think that ship has sailed, and cannot be turned around.

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