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Re: [h-e-w] Workarounds for emacs on Windows 7

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Workarounds for emacs on Windows 7
Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 10:24:10 +0200

On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 7:04 AM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Date: Wed, 9 May 2012 20:11:59 -0400
>> From: "John J. Xenakis" <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> Since I'm running 64-bit Windows, what it looks like to me is that
>> emacs is using some 64-bit counter as a 32-bit or 16-bit counter
>> that's cycling around to zero after several days of heavy use of
>> emacs.
> Do you have any evidence for that?  Emacs is a 32-bit application, so
> it cannot use any 64-bit feature on Windows, in general.  It should
> work on a 64-bit OS exactly as it does on a 32-bit OS.
>> People using 64-bit Windows 7 should be aware of this bug, and be
>> prepared for it.
> Well, I recently started using 64-bit Windows 7 on my daytime job, so
> I will report in a week or two ;-)

As I told previously I do have some small strange problems with my
32-bit Emacs on 64-bit Windows 7. These are minor and I always close
and reopen Emacs as soon as I see them.

My Emacs is compiled one year ago and maybe the problem is version of
MinGW I used then. (I have no idea.)

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