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Re: emacs/xemacs conflict?


XEmacs also has a console mode with which you can replace GNU Emacs. I'm
not sure that it's exactly the same, but it does work and is good.


On Wed, 22 Jul 1998, the lone gunman wrote:

> Date: Wed, 22 Jul 1998 20:04:47 -0500
> From: the lone gunman <lgunman@crh1828.urh.uiuc.edu>
> Reply-To: Matt Garman <garman@uiuc.edu>
> To: Debian/GNU User's List <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
> Subject: emacs/xemacs conflict?
> Resent-Date: 23 Jul 1998 01:05:15 -0000
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> Why do the emacs and xemacs packages conflict under debian?  I wanted
> to try xemacs, but had to "dpkg -r emacs" before I could "dpkg -i
> xemacs"
> Since I no longer have GNU emacs on my system, is it okay to make
> /usr/local/bin/emacs a symbollic link to /usr/bin/xemacs?
> Also, I got a few warning messages about removing emacs, but I didn't
> think to Shift-PageUp them and actually investigate.  Should there be
> any concern for the warnings I got when I did the "dpkg -r emacs"
> (although I suppose this is a hard one to answer without actually
> showing what these messages were, perhaps somebody has done this
> before, though?).
> Any comments?
> Thanks!
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