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Re: Running external info within Emacs

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Running external info within Emacs
Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2023 18:34:25 +0300

> From: Arash Esbati <arash@gnu.org>
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2023 16:45:07 +0200
> > A native port is available, and you could even produce it by yourself
> > if my 32-bit port doesn't suit you for some reason.  (I was wondering
> > for a long time why the MSYS2/MinGW64 project doesn't provide a native
> > Windows build of Texinfo, since the upstream project supports such a
> > build since about forever.)
> Using your port will be complicated, I think.  Your tarball contains
> libiconv-2.dll and libintl-8.dll which are both part of MinGW64 as well
> under /ming64/bin.  Not tested, but that I'm afraid that will trouble in
> $PATH in terms of who comes first.

Put the programs, with the dependency DLLs, in a separate directory.
Windows always prefers the DLLs that live in the same directory as the
executable that loads them, so if the DLLs are together with the .exe,
the order of PATH shouldn't matter.

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