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Re: emacs

On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 11:16:23PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
 >  >  > (3) move/reimport editors/emacs as editors/emacs23;
 >  >  > (4) adjust _EMACS_PKGDIR_MAP for these changes;
 >  >  > (5) make editors/emacs a meta-package that depends on $EMACS_TYPE;
 >  >  > 
 >  >  > and I would like to do this before the freeze if I can get it all
 >  >  > ready in time.
 >  > 
 >  > I will do this in a couple hours if there's time. There are a couple
 >  > other pre-freeze things that are more urgent.
 > I don't think this is going to happen until after branching, for the
 > following reason: because all the emacs packages for particular
 > versions are named "emacs", there's nothing for editors/emacs to be
 > named. I could call it "emacs-selector" or something but that's at
 > best stupid and probably confusing.
 > I think the way to fix this is to change each of the emacs packages so
 > the name includes the version (emacs20, emacs21, etc.) but I don't
 > want to try doing this in the 45 minutes remaining before the freeze
 > sets in.

ok, unless anyone objects I will do this (renaming the emacs packages)
after the freeze is over, and at that point also commit editors/emacs23.

If people could refrain from making unnecessary changes to
editors/emacs until then and creating conflicts in my tree, it would
be helpful :-)

David A. Holland

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