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12.6 Remaining issues

The build process will have to start a post-dump xemacs, ask it the loading address (which will, hopefully, be always the same between different xemacs invocations) and relocate the file to the new address. This way the object relocation phase will not have to be done, which means no writes in the objects and that, because of the use of mmap, the dumped data will be shared between all the xemacs running on the computer.

Some executable signature will be necessary to ensure that a given dump file is really associated with a given executable, or random crashes will occur. Maybe a random number set at compile or configure time thru a define. This will also allow for having differently-compiled xemacsen on the same system (mule and no-mule comes to mind).

The DOC file contents should probably end up in the dump file.