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Re: 64-bit build on Windows

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: 64-bit build on Windows
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:42:00 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.91 (gnu/linux)

Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden> writes:
> I've been able to build 64-bit Emacs on Windows with MSYS2. Generally,
> things went smoothly, except for a couple of small problems.
> This fragment in nt/INSTALL.64:
>   Note also that we need to disable Imagemagick because Emacs does not yet
>   support it on Windows.
>     PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/mingw64/lib/pkgconfig \
>     ./configure --prefix=/c/emacs/emacs-25 --without-imagemagick
> is entirely correct, but confusing if you happen to read it too quickly or
> carelessly (as I did). The note talks about Imagemagick, but the sample
> command also includes the setting of PKG_CONFIG_PATH (the only time that
> pkg-config is mentioned in the file). So my brain dismissed the
> PKG_CONFIG_PATH line, and went straight for the "./configure [...]
> --without-imagemagick" part. That didn't end too well.

Hmmm. Well, I am not using --without-imagemagick for my builds. And,
besides, if it is not supported should it not be the default?


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