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Re: emacs23 and/or emacs24 in Wheezy?

On 2012-07-26 10:50:52 +0200, Svante Signell wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-07-26 at 02:39 +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > emacs23 doesn't have RC issues, but bug 608417 is close to one. This
> > bug is worse that I expected in the first place. I got corrupted files
> > several times without noticing the problem because of this bug. And
> > it is fixed in emacs24.
> I've seen this problem several times too, but did not know there was a
> bug report and an upstream solution already. Does an upstream/backport
> patch for emacs23 exist? in case not the severity of that bug should be
> much higher than normal as it is now! I have had several files corrupted
> due to this bug (fortunately being able to recover them).

I don't know whether there is a patch for emacs23. If I understand
correctly, the change is quite large, but I'm not sure.

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