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Re: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 25.3 released

From: Richard Copley
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 25.3 released
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:53:42 +0100

On 21 September 2017 at 08:56, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Richard Copley <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:25:31 +0100
>> Unfortunately, the release seems not to work on 64-bit Windows 7. See:
>> <http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gnu-emacs/2017-09/msg00150.html>
> That's slightly inaccurate: the 25.3 release does work on Windows 7,
> it's just that the specific 64-bit binaries uploaded to the GNU FTP
> site don't.
> I'd suggest to upload fixed binaries.

To do that without creating a new release, of course, means using a
toolchain version other than that which the excellent Nico in fact

FYI the MSYS2 package sources don't provide old versions of packages.
Their currently available MinGW-W64 toolchains won't build a 64-bit
Emacs that works on Windows 7 from the 25.3 release.

Will the mingw.org toolchains described in nt/INSTALL do it?

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