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GLib-GIO-message? What is it?

asked 2014-07-19 10:34:38 -0500

DavidLee gravatar image

updated 2014-07-19 14:09:57 -0500

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I use Fedora-20 X86-64 on Hoswell i7 with 8G memory!

Whenever I run Emacs, there is such a message?


GLib-Gio-Message: Using the 'memory' GSettings backend.  Your settings will not be saved or shared with other applications.

What does it mean??

When I use gcc, should I use -m64 option?? Thanks for helps!

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answered 2014-07-19 14:19:54 -0500

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updated 2014-07-19 16:29:55 -0500

It says, what exactly it writes. emacs uses this backed of gconf as the front-end communication with X, but as I was reading (over the Web), it needs also the dconf .

So, try to install dconf and see if the message disappears.

yum install dconf dconf-editor

If you "Google" the warning message, you will find similar reports. Though I'm not sure if you need to report this as a bug (package maintain bug), where you will ask for dconf to be included as a dependency for emacs.

When I use gcc, should I use -m64 option??

If you read the manual page for gcc

These -m switches are supported in addition to the above on x86-64 processors in 64-bit environments.




Generate code for a 32-bit or 64-bit environment. The -m32 option sets "int", "long", and pointer types to 32 bits, and generates code that runs on any i386 system.

The -m64 option sets "int" to 32 bits and "long" and pointer types to 64 bits, and generates code for the x86-64 architecture. For Darwin only the -m64 option also turns off the -fno-pic and -mdynamic-no-pic options.

so, do as you need.

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Great helps! Thank you so much~!

DavidLee gravatar imageDavidLee ( 2014-07-19 19:42:53 -0500 )edit

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FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2014-07-19 20:34:41 -0500 )edit

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