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bug#17435: RHBA-2014:0303-1 (Red Hat bug fix) breaks compilation of Emac

From: David Crick
Subject: bug#17435: RHBA-2014:0303-1 (Red Hat bug fix) breaks compilation of Emacs
Date: Wed, 7 May 2014 20:49:55 +0100

Apologies for the dupe.

Thanks for the info.

On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 8:45 PM, Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote:
> David Crick wrote:
>> RHBA-2014:0303-1:
>> The previous rebase to GLib 2.26 added the GSettings API, but without the
>> gsettings-desktop-schemas package. As a consequence, some programs
>> (such as OpenJDK or VMWare) attempted to use GSettings, but since
>> gsettings-desktop-schemas was absent, these programs terminated unexpectedly.
>> This update removes GSettings from glib2, and the crashes now no longer 
>> occur.
>> Unfortunately this now breaks compilation of emacs from stock source
>> (emacs-24.3):
> This is a duplicate of http://debbugs.gnu.org/17118 .
> It's already fixed in Emacs for the upcoming 24.4 release.
> Or you can simply work around it by using
>     configure --without-gsettings
> (I wonder if anyone actually reported this to Red Hat, who it seems to
> me are responsible.)

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