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Re: emacs 27 fails to build from source on m68k

Hello Carsten!

On 11/9/20 2:58 PM, Carsten Strotmann wrote:
> You could try "--with-pdumper=no" in the configure step as a workaround. As I understand,
> Emacs changed the dumper from "unexec" to "pdumper" (https://dancol.org/pdumperpres.pdf)
> in Version 27.1.
>  From https://www.masteringemacs.org/article/whats-new-in-emacs-27-1
>  ""
>   Emacs now uses a "portable dumper" instead of unexec.
>   This improves compatibility with memory allocation on modern systems,
>   and in particular better supports the Address Space Layout
>   Randomization (ASLR) feature, a security technique used by most modern
>   operating systems.
>  ""
> With the above configuration setting, you get the old dumper back. That is not a long-term
> solution, but a workaround until the root cause of the issue with the portable dumper is found.

Thanks a lot for the suggestion. I will look into this.


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