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Re: Emacs 26.1 on Windows is HUGE


From: Tomas Nordin
Subject: Re: Emacs 26.1 on Windows is HUGE
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:13:59 +0200

Björn Lindqvist <address@hidden> writes:

> As someone who don't use MSYS I don't understand the advantage of
> duplicating the files? You mentioned unzipping Emacs over an MSYS
> installation, but that seems a little odd. Usually on Windows you
> don't install software that way. But maybe for your use case you can
> use the larger emacs-26.1-x86_64.zip file? It includes a lot of
> dependencies like Python2.7, Sqlite 3.20, and OpenGL headers which I

Since it is mentioned, what is the possible depence on Python for the
emacs installation?

> don't understand what they are doing.
>
>> > I'm using old hardware with a small SSD which I'm happy with. I don't
>> > want to have to update my hardware to accommodate Emacs growing
>> > requirements.

Happy Easter
--
Tomas



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