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Angelo Graziosi angelo.graziosi@alice.it
Tue Aug 13 14:46:00 GMT 2013

Ken Brown wrote:
> Yes. The fix was to add the following for the Cygwin build, very early in main():

Indeed.. I have verified that G_SLICE_ALWAYS_MALLOC is 1 in config.h so 
that in emacs.c

   /* This is used by the Cygwin build.  */
   xputenv ("G_SLICE=always-malloc");

defines rightly G_SLICE...

>   setenv ("G_SLICE", "always-malloc", 1);
> I don't know why this no longer works. Maybe Glib now does its memory management initialization before emacs's main() is entered.

...evidently, this is not sufficient, too late: Emacs has already aborted

Probably, the problem is elsewhere...


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