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[bug#39412] [PATCH 0/2] gnu: emacs-telega: Build with emacs-wide-int on

From: Diego Nicola Barbato
Subject: [bug#39412] [PATCH 0/2] gnu: emacs-telega: Build with emacs-wide-int on 32-bit systems.
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 16:04:27 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)


Diego Nicola Barbato <address@hidden> writes:


>> long I wonder if it'd be better for it to be unbuildable on 32-bit
>> systems than to make it installable but unusable without changing other
>> installed packages.
> IMO it's ok for it to require changing other installed packages during a
> transitional period (e.g. guix repl currently doesn't work with
> `guile-readline' and requires that the guile3.0 variant be installed
> instead due to the transition in progress from Guile 2 to Guile 3).  I
> do believe that the failure mode of Telega running with `emacs' instead
> of `emacs-wide-int' on a 32-bit system is problematic because it doesn't
> make it clear what's wrong and how to fix it.  I have tried to address
> this in v2 of my patch series by patching Telega to run
> `telega-test-env' (the failing test) on startup (i.e. `M-x telega').
> That way it fails immediately with the following error message:
>   Emacs with wide ints (--with-wide-int) is required
> This should hopefully lead users on the right track.

I've rebased the patches on master and modified the last one such that
`telega-test-env' doesn't display a message when it succeeds.




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