Subject: Re: Xemacs packages
To: None <>
From: Mario Kemper <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/15/2002 22:53:49
Frank Knappe <> writes:

> 			Hallo!
> I had some problems with the installation of auctex from pkgsrc 
> on my system. I think this is related to a fixed problem with the
> xemacs-packages package (dired etc didn't worked and tron fixed
> the Makefile). I installed xemacs and xemacs-packages from scratch and
> after this I could install auctex.During the search for the reason why
> auctex didn't worked like expected I found that xemacs has it's own
> packages system. I'm also interested in reftex, which isn't available in
> pkgsrc.
> Will therer be any problems, if I will use the xemacs packages system?
> There is also a newer auctex version in that packages system.
No. I suggest to use the xemacs package system as it's more consistent
and current. The only reason for the xemacs-packages package is to have
a basic set of packages and to have the packages xemacs needs to use
its own package system.

Mario Kemper