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Re: Self-hosting?

From: Ryan Bowman
Subject: Re: Self-hosting?
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 09:24:14 -0700 (PDT)

For emacs 21.3.5 windows binary see, it's great!
Emacs doesn't include a c compiler, it requires an external one.  If you want one for windows check out  Until a c compiler is included with emacs, an external one will be required to compile the c core. At least, as far as I understand.

Josh Jore <> wrote:
On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 09:40:47AM -0500, Josh Jore wrote:
} Is there any chance emacs will ever be self-hosting? I'd like to take
} my current emacs binary and compile the next version with it. I've no
} C compiler on my Windows computer and thus can't deal with things that
} require one. I figured that if emacs was really a lisp interpreter
} shouldn't it be able to compile itself?

I forgot to mention, my primary motivation here was to get a 21.x
emacs for my windows computer. The resource still has the
RSN message for all the windows binaries since 20.7.


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