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Re: Add emacs build with LUCID X toolkit ?

On 3/5/2018 8:21 AM, Alejandro Benitez wrote:
I often painstakingly work on my build of emacs and never look back, praying to never come back, but then I get some annoyances such as vfork issues I can't fix. I will go further on this in a different post.

vfork issues almost always indicate a need to do a full rebase.  See

  https://cygwin.com/faq/faq.html#faq.using.fixing-fork-failures .

Or switch from 32-bit Cygwin to 64-bit Cygwin, where such problems are extremely rare.

Maybe add a new emacs-lucid package ?

Cygwin's emacs uses GTK+ because that's the default for an emacs build on all unix-like platforms. But I'll think about adding an emacs-lucid package for the next emacs release. It would be good to know how much demand there is for this. Are there other emacs-X11 users who would prefer the Lucid toolkit?


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