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Re: [h-e-w] menu-bar/menu problems and label/help text purecopy guideli

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] menu-bar/menu problems and label/help text purecopy guidelines
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 23:24:21 +0100

The same question was asked on help-gnu-emacs; I answered there.

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 9:31 PM, Geek4AllSeasons
<address@hidden> wrote:
> The menu-bar started having episodes (standard menus fading out/disappearing
> when clicked; toolbar tooltips displayed on mouse-hover on menu-bar) about a
> week ago.
> Emacs 23.1.50.cvs090630/EmacsW32 1.58 patched installed 09/23/09 had worked
> fine previously. Upgrading to Emacs 23.1.50.cvs091103/EmacsW32 1.58 didn't
> help.
> A few menu text/purecopy bug reports and thread postings referencing the
> switch to gtk+ reduced the search space. Inserting purecopy wrappers for
> menu text corrects the problem menu by menu.
> Use of purecopy for menu text is inconsistent for core distribution and
> add-on/contributed libraries. In many, maybe, most cases GC menu text works.
> A comment in an Emacs-Dev thread indicated library pre-loading (loaddefs.el)
> building Emacs as determining the need/use of pure/GC storage.
> Are guidelines available? If so, corrections could be made accordingly and
> patches created/submitted.
> Based on search results there seems to be an increasing number of
> potentially related issues/problems reported. Variability of symptoms makes
> searching for solutions/workarounds more difficult. Time and effort would be
> saved if general/less incident specific posting/descriptions were available.
> Please let me know if there is a better list.
> Thanks.
> david
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