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Re: Interest in nt_load_image?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Interest in nt_load_image?
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:37:20 +0300

> From: Juan José García-Ripoll
>  <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:15:47 +0200
> > At 84KB, I don't see how the XPM DLL could be a problem for anyone.
> > More importantly, tool-bar.el explicitly loads XPM icons.
> Not really. tool-bar.el uses find-image which can be trivially extended
> to also seach for PNG as last resort. This is what I showed in my
> previous message with a screenshot.

Why bother?

> > I know.  Believe it or not, we do still support those old version (or at
> > least try not to break their support knowingly).  You will see that in many
> > places in the w32-specific code, for example we load unicows.dll and call
> > MultiByteToWideChar through a function pointer.
> I believe this executable cannot be built in older versions, as msys does not
> even support Windows XP.

It cannot be built on those old systems, but we hope it's able to run
on them.

> It pobably also does not run there. What would you use
> to build it? Are there any regression tests for those platforms?

Like I said: we try not to knowingly break those systems, that's all.
Wed cannot test on those systems without someone who has access to
them helping us.

> P.S.: Just a side question, is LCMS2 actually used anywhere in Emacs?

Yes, see src/lcms.c.

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