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Re: Content of Debian 3.1r0a

On Sun, 21 May 2006 12:48:43 +0100
Tony Sumner <tony@whittycat.me.uk> wrote:

> Is this a bug? I am certainly concerned about it. I am installing
> Deian 3.1r0a on a desktop with no internet access so I got the 14-CD
> set. The first thing I look for is emacs but it is not there. The
> reference document says that emacs is not really an application but
> part of the infrastructure and is classified 'standard'.

The documentation is wrong, emacs21 is optional.

> All I have is
> a directory /etc/emacs but not emacs itself. apt-cache search emacs
> and apt-cache search emacs21 give me a list of stuff that depends on
> emacs but not the thing itself. This can't be right surely? If I am
> right should I report it or is it now too late to change anyway?

I doubt it's a bug, it would have been reported by now if it was. I'm on
the same version as you, emacs21 & it's offspring all show up.

What does your /etc/apt/sources.list look like?

Robert "roach" Spencer
South Africa

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