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Re: Any advantages to recompile Emacs...


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Any advantages to recompile Emacs...
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 17:20:33 +0200

> From: Peter Dyballa <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 22:19:47 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> 
> Am 22.01.2009 um 20:44 schrieb Francis Moreau:
> 
> >    emacs 22.2  with X support:  ~  8.0Mo
> >    emacs 23 without X support:  ~ 14.5Mo
> >
> > It's a huge difference, so now I'm wondering if I correctly built the
> > beast...
> >
> > Any Idea ?
> 
> Think of Unicode (8 bit -> 32 bit)!

Unicode per se has no effect on the size of the Emacs binary, since
the internal representation of characters used by Emacs 23 is a
multibyte representation, as it was in previous versions of Emacs.




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