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Re: disable automatic native-compilation?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: disable automatic native-compilation?
Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2022 18:39:12 +0300

> From: Lynn Winebarger <owinebar@gmail.com>
> Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2022 11:10:27 -0400
> Cc: Stephen Leake <stephen_leake@stephe-leake.org>, emacs-devel 
> <emacs-devel@gnu.org>
> If Stephen's building native compilation under cygwin, perhaps he's
> referring to an error message about not being able to load the ELN
> file, either in the form of a "fork" failure, or an explicit complaint
> about the dll base address conflicting with another dll that's already
> been loaded.  For a 64-bit build, a restart of emacs seems to be
> enough to cure the issue, although I have also had issues that didn't
> seem to be resolved without doing a "rebase all".
> I don't know if this behavior is considered a bug (in either libgccjit
> or emacs) or just a basic limitation of using the cygwin platform.
> It is definitely an annoyance when either installing packages or when
> one of the package's features/modules is autoloaded the first time.

This was discussed with Ken Brown (CC'ed) at some point, but I don't
remember what was the conclusion for the future.

(And I don't think Stephen uses Cygwin.  But I may be mistaken.)

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