Crash with new gc on Cygwin
matsl at xemacs.org
Tue May 18 02:17:55 EDT 2010
>>>>> Marcus Crestani <crestani at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
Marcus> I cannot reproduce your problem: On CYGWIN_NT-5.1 1.7.5
Marcus> (Windows XP with latest Cygwin) I was able to build a starting
Marcus> XEmacs with the configure options you tried.
I pulled in the latest version first and built the same configuration
as before and now it works!?
ML> Please note that there are errors in "make test" that might be worth
ML> looking at.
Marcus> The Windows-specific write barrier seems not to work under Cygwin
Marcus> anymore. Instead, I realized that the POSIX-style write barrier finally
Marcus> works under Cygwin with better results on "make check". Could you
Marcus> please try adding "--with-vdb=posix" to your configure options and
Marcus> report if you see improvement?
I did such a build too but unfortunately I can't see much difference
Marcus> This may also solve your startup problems since I may have
Marcus> been just lucky with the memory manager for my test runs.
The startup problem seems to have been fixed by just pulling the
latest and greatest...!?
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