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Re: pkg/39886: GNU emacs and XEmacs modules should not conflict
The following reply was made to PR pkg/39886; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/39886: GNU emacs and XEmacs modules should not conflict
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 05:04:57 +0000
On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 05:40:00PM +0000, cheusov%tut.by@localhost wrote:
> Most emacs modules/packages have no common files when they are built
> with EMACS_TYPE=xemacsXXX and EMACS_TYPE=emacsYY
> But they are always marked as conflicting by default.
> I think this mark should be removed and really conflicting packages
> should be either marked as such individually or conflict should be
> resolved homehow.
The offending logic is still there (AFAICT)... however, it seems to me
that this should be sorted out as part of a general rehab of emacs
modules to support proper multiversion builds. Then one would be able
to install the various versions reliably without making a mess.
Does that seem reasonable?
David A. Holland
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