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Re: Emacs 27.1 Windows Binaries -- testing wanted

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Emacs 27.1 Windows Binaries -- testing wanted
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 14:54:56 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> No, we want to know what the executable and its environment, as
>>> provided in the bundle, will yield at run time.
>>> I agree that it might catch some irrelevant circumstances, but that's
>>> inevitable, at least if such simple tests are being sought.
>> Then I guess we disagree on the purpose.
>> For me, the purpose of such a list of features is to help the user
>> figure out whether a given problem comes from their config or from the
>> Emacs build itself.
> Run it once with -Q, once with ~/.emacs.

Yes, there are a million ways to diagnose problems.  None of them work
in all cases, and none of them are ever the only possible approach.


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