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

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: When should ralloc.c be used? (WAS: bug#24358)
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:10:35 -0400

On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 7:46 AM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
>> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
>> Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:08:21 -0700
>> > We should withdraw 25.1, I think.
>> I don't think that will help. Similar problems likely affect 24.5 and earlier
>> versions, if they are built against bleeding-edge glibc and are configured in
>> the default way.
> Indeed, I agree.  People who first bump into this with Emacs 25.1 will
> have 25.2 soon enough (I hope).  By contrast, those who will try to
> build Emacs 24.x on the newer GNU/Linux systems will be unable to
> resolve the instability problems exposed by using ralloc.c, except by
> back-porting patches we have just committed to the Emacs repository,
> which is not easy.

Wouldn't configuring with REL_ALLOC=no work?

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