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Bug 78024 - Consider building with --use-union-type=yes
Consider building with --use-union-type=yes
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: xemacs (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jens Petersen
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2002-11-17 16:41 EST by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:01 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-17 22:08:24 EST
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Description Ville Skyttä 2002-11-17 16:41:02 EST
There are numerous bug reports about XEmacs on RH 7 and 8 on the XEmacs mailing
lists, with the resolution including a recommendation of configuring with
--use-union-type=yes, see
<http://list-archive.xemacs.org/cgi-bin/wilma_glimpse/xemacs-beta?query=use-union-type&Search=Search&restricttofiles=on&filelist=200211&filelist=200210&filelist=200209&errors=0&maxfiles=50&maxlines=10&.cgifields=lineonly&.cgifields=filelist&.cgifields=case&.cgifields=partial&.cgifields=restricttofiles>

Perhaps RH should use that option, I've personally used a modified version of
the RH8 XEmacs RPM for quite some time now which is built with this option, and
it has worked very well for me.
Comment 1 Jens Petersen 2002-11-17 22:08:18 EST
Yep, I'll try using union-types in the next package release.
Thanks.
Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2002-11-18 07:48:31 EST
21.4.10-3 was built with union-type.
Comment 3 Ville Skyttä 2002-12-18 16:00:47 EST
Uh-oh.  There's some new information about this one, see
<http://list-archive.xemacs.org/xemacs-beta/200212/msg00232.html>.

I don't know which is better, union-type or not, but I've never had problems
*with* it on Red Hat.  Just a FYI.

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