Re: I've uninstalled my debian xemacs packages
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- Subject: Re: I've uninstalled my debian xemacs packages
- From: Colin Walters <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 11:23:08 -0400
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- In-reply-to: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (David Maslen's message of "Tue, 25 Sep 2001 23:03:59 +1000")
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David Maslen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> One, because I wanted to run the latest beta version.
Doesn't sid have a very recent version?
> Would it be possible to have a fake debian package, which once
> installed would allow me to download and maintain the xemacs package
> tree, yet provide the dependancies for a debian xemacs package?
Well, you could use the "equivs" package to generate a fake package
which pretended to be an XEmacs package.
Alternatively, if you know a little bit about Debian packaging, it's
not in general too hard to update a Debian package to a newer upstream
version, unless the upstream version has radical changes.