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Re: building/using address-sanitizer-enabled emacs?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: building/using address-sanitizer-enabled emacs?
Date: Mon, 08 May 2017 05:36:45 +0300

> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 7 May 2017 12:54:53 -0700
> The project to get Emacs to work without dumping has run into problems, 
> unfortunately. The currently-favored technical approach (see the 
> scratch/raeburn-startup branch) isn't fully working and apparently will slow 
> down Emacs startup significantly, which makes it hard to be enthusiastic 
> about 
> it. Progress has been slow: no changes have been installed since April 10, 
> and 
> the last message from Ken Raeburn, its principal hacker, was April 16 and 
> began 
> "This is probably going to make my brain hurt" 
> <http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2017-04/msg00468.html>.

>From my POV, Ken's branch is just waiting a decision to be merged onto
master.  I'm not aware of any problems with its current state, but I
have no doubt that problems will start popping once we do merge it and
start using it seriously.  (Any other similar solution will most
probably bump into the same or very similar problems.)

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