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Re: simplify GNU Emacs builds by replacing malloc

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: simplify GNU Emacs builds by replacing malloc
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:48:03 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.130016 (Ma Gnus v0.16) Emacs/25.2.50 (darwin)

>>>>> "PE" == Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

PE> On 06/21/2017 11:29 PM, John Wiegley wrote:
>> Was there any particular reason for the macro approach?

PE> Which macro approach, the approach currently in Emacs, or the approach
PE> proposed in Bug#27416? If the former, we have to be careful about
PE> redefining the malloc function, as this has undefined behavior in C; this
PE> is why Emacs #defines malloc instead. If the latter, it's a longer story
PE> but that approach didn't work and the proposal has been withdrawn, so I'm
PE> not sure it's worth taking the time to explain.

I meant the former, thanks for the clarification.

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