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Re: Speeding up Emacs load time

From: J. David Boyd
Subject: Re: Speeding up Emacs load time
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:08:54 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.1299999999999999 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (cygwin)

Eli Zaretskii <> writes:

>> From: Emanuel Berg <>
>> Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:06:45 +0200
>> Emacs on Windows is *not* the same.
> Yes, it is.  I'm guessing that the above is due to the fact that you
> missed many external programs that Emacs invokes to provide some of
> its features.  Those programs exist in Windows ports, but you need to
> install them first (they are not part of the Emacs binary distro).

RIght, emacs and cygwin, working together, running in an Xwindow, feels just
like being on my Ubunutu box.

First thing I do at every new job is install a copy of cygwin, so I can
pretend I'm in linux.   Have to have my bash shell and Emacs.

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