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Re: Bloat in the Emacs Windows package

From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: Bloat in the Emacs Windows package
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 19:04:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Phillip Lord) writes:

> I have now trialled there and there are versions on alpha
> https://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/pretest/windows/emacs-27/
> The "emacs-27.0.50" files are built like a release build, while the
> "-snapshot" ones are built like a snapshot build.
> In terms of the download size, -no-deps drops from 107M to 46M which is
> the most extreme drop.

Quite a difference. I'm sure there are plenty of users all around the
world that will appreciate this change. Thank you.

BTW, seeing emacs.exe with less than 5MB gives a fuzzy feeling. Even
emacs.exe + emacs.pdmp is less than 12 MB.

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