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Re: emacs22 Debian package?

On March 1, 2007 at 5:01PM +0100,
dak (at gnu.org) wrote:

> > BTW, I feel Emacs 22.0.94 (pretest version of 22.1) reaches a
> > quality for Debian release.  So, please consider that Debian
> > emacs22 package will be uploaded soon even though it is not yet an
> > upstream official release at the moment.
> That is an excessively bad idea.  Versions 22.0.x are _pretest_
> versions of Emacs 22, _not_ an official release.  Releasing an emacs22
> package would be _thoroughly_ confusing as long as Emacs 22 is not
> released.

Hmm, how about emacs22_22.1~pretest22.0.94-1_*.deb to clarify the
upstream pretest version?

> What is wrong with the current emacs-snapshot* packages?

The emacs-snapshot package is not for Lenny (Etch+1, will be
released 2008-2009?), but the emacs22 package is for Lenny.  The
emacs22 flavor has not yet been tested in Debian.  We'll try to fix
bugs that the packages fails with the emacs22 package for Lenny.

Tatsuya Kinoshita

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