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Re: Windows Binaries Release: was The emacs-28 release branch

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Windows Binaries Release: was The emacs-28 release branch
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 20:04:12 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Po Lu <luangruo@yahoo.com> writes:

> Phillip Lord <phillip.lord@russet.org.uk> writes:
>> As the release of Emacs-28 is soon, I would like to look for someone to
>> take over the role of producing windows releases.
>> I've done this job for quite a while now, since Emacs-25, when I used to
>> build the releases on windows partition that I had saved on an machine I
>> use for running Kodi in my living room. Since then, it has gone virtual,
>> the process has become mostly automatic, dependencies have been included
>> by default and there is an exe installer.
>> It is not a huge amount of work to just roll the releases but especially
>> after the last year, it's a more than I have time for.
>> In addition, there are a number of things that could be added: an msi or
>> msix installer, support for native comp. I cannot see having the time
>> for this into the foreseable future.
>> If anyone is interested, let me know. Happy to take anyone through the
>> process and provide as much support as I can.
>> Phil
> Thanks for your effort.  One question though: can the builds be made
> with Wine or ReactOS and an entirely free toolchain?

No, not to my knowledge. Emacs does not cross-compile. It has to be
built on Windows, using msys2 and mingw64. The toolchain is free, the
operating system is not.


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