Subject: Re: Emacs build and internal build revision
To: None <>
From: Masao Uebayashi <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/14/2003 10:00:51
> > Emacs (editors/emacs, currently 20.7) counts the time make(1) runs in
> > the source and increments their internal build revesion.
> > 
> > Pkgsrc needs to run make(1) twice (one for build, one for
> > installation), so the internal build revision _always_ becomes '2'
> > (Emacs 20.7.2) in Pkgsrc.  Is this right?
> No, it isn't, but it has nothing to do with pkgsrc.  It should
> only increment its build revision when build targets are made,
> not install targets.  If it behaves as you describe, it will
> always be at least 2 whether built in or out of pkgsrc.

You are right.  I checked the binary package distributed by was okay.  However I always get 20.7.2 version. :(