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Re: [1.7] gvim "Cannot fork" error
- From: Angelo Graziosi <angelo dot graziosi at alice dot it>
- To: Cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 10:53:07 +0200
- Subject: Re: [1.7] gvim "Cannot fork" error
Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
Could you put your emacs-gtk tarballs somewhere, or if not, at least your .cygport?
I still do not use cygport to build Emacs. :-(
In any case, I have a Cygwin-1.5 build here(*) for Emacs-23 with which
the problems I flagged are reproducible (at least by me). Since that
build uses 'ungif' a simple workaround to use it on Cygwin-1.7 it is:
cp /usr/bin/cyggif-4.dll /usr/bin/cygungif-4.dll
On the emacs-23.1.release.README, you will find how to install
You have to start Emacs with:
$ G_SLICE=always-malloc emacs23 -q &
(the '-q' option avoids loading configuration files and it is used
mainly for 'debugging' problems).
If you want a 'native' 1.7 build, I can write how I do (mainly
configure+make+make install). However, the current method used by Ken
(the Emacs maintainer) should be valid if one remove 'lucid' and uses
'gtk' to obtain a GTK build.
Thanks for taking care of this.
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