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Re: Can we go GTK-only?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Can we go GTK-only?
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:53:57 +0200

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: "Perry E. Metzger" <address@hidden>,  address@hidden,  address@hidden,  
> address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:27:49 -0400
> > I was not talking about multithreading in general.  I was talking
> > specifically about Emacs, its coding practices, and its particular
> > design and needs wrt memory allocation.  I named several factors that
> OK, so we agree that Emacs can assume that on any system where we can
> use multithreading we can assume that the system's malloc will work just
> right.

"Should", not "will".  And on some systems, only with very recent
library versions.

> So the only potential difficulties come from Emacs itself,
> i.e. things over which *we* have control.

Most of it, yes.  As I was trying to tell in my OP.

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