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Re: Win32 GnuTLS DLL installer?

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Win32 GnuTLS DLL installer?
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:13:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:44:05 +0300 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote: 
> EZ> Bottom line, I'd really love to see someone volunteer to do this job
> EZ> in a way that we could simply rely on them and point to their site (or
> EZ> copy stuff from there to ELPA), but I'm not holding my breath, having
> EZ> done that several times myself.  It's not an easy job, and requires
> EZ> non-trivial investment of time and effort.
> I understand your concerns. They apply equally to the rest of the W32
> binaries and dependencies and I'm not ignoring them.
> When a GitLab server is available, maybe we can set up a W32 build slave
> to build and test these binaries.

That would be a joy. At the moment, the binaries have minimal testing.

We don't have a good test suite, though, not for binaries. For example,
if I don't add libXpm into the zip file, the tests will probably
succeed, Emacs will run, but it will look very ropey.


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