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Re: Bug#730066: emacs-goodies-el: fails to upgrade lenny -> squeeze -> wheezy -> jessie

On 2013-11-21 01:49, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> You are byte-compiling packages under emacs22, which is not part of any
> current Debian distribution and hasn't been since... lenny?

exactly :-)

> Seems to me that the upgrade from 'lenny' to 'squeeze' to 'wheezy' to
> 'jessie' should uninstall emacs22 along the way and update it to
> emacs23?

As long as there is nothing providing a transitional package or adds a
Breaks against ancient emacs versions they will linger around ... ready
to create trouble today :-) -  Thats the entire point of doing these
upgrade tests from ancient versions.
And so far I haven't gotten around starting from etch :-)

> Otherwise, I will add checks for emacs22 and skip installation for that
> flavour.

>> I'm also attaching the install emacs logfile, but this does not show
>> an obvious failure.
> It shows markdown-mode failing...  I could only skip markdown-mode for
> emacs22, but honestly I haven't tested the other files on emacs22
> either.

I don't really care which solution you choose, I'm not using any of
these emacs things ...

Having seen quite some of these bugs in piuparts tests so far, I'd
probably vote for letting emacs23 and emacs24
  Breaks: emacs22, emacs21, ...

[2010-09-28] Removed 22.3+1-1.2 from unstable
[2010-05-19] emacs22 REMOVED from testing
[2009-12-28] emacs21 REMOVED from testing
[2009-08-16] Removed 21.4a+1-5.7 from unstable


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