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Re: [feature/dll-only-windows] A new windows build, comments wanted

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [feature/dll-only-windows] A new windows build, comments wanted
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 21:05:40 +0200

> From: Phillip Lord <phillip.lord@russet.org.uk>
> Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 18:23:06 +0000
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> I'd like to keep the Windows package using the default options as far as
> possible, mostly because I am lazy and because it means that the windows
> package updates when ever the defaults do.

It's your call.  I just envision many users to expect native-comp
support and asking why isn't it there.

> Currently, we have
> --without-dbus --without-compress-install
> The latter is so the documentation works without gzip. The latter is
> because we don't normally have dbus available. I am not sure why either
> of these needed (i.e. why they are not the default on windows).

The gzip thing is again your call (having gzip in the package is no
big deal, IMO).  Dbus is not really useful on MS-Windows, so IMO it
makes no sense building with it.

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