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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] GNU Emacs and GFDL documentation.

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] GNU Emacs and GFDL documentation.
Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2012 07:51:45 +1100

On Thu, 27 Dec 2012, 02:54:35 LHST, Marek Buras <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 10:56:14AM +0100, Sam Geeraerts wrote:
> > My plan is to import GFDL packages from Debian non-free. That should be
> > a lot less work than merging docs into the main packages.
> > 
> This is much better idea. We can forget what I posted earlier ;)

i have not looked at this packaging but in some cases you may be able to update 
get-orig-source to stop it stripping the docs to start with. Then install the 
docs as normal. 

> > I did a quick search and only found it in Sid. I learned from our work
> > on Metad that backporting gets messy very quickly. What seems at first
> > like an innocent package with few dependencies to be resolved often
> > turns out needing a whole chain of binary and build dependencies,
> > potentially all the way down to libc. Is there a compelling reason to
> > have Emacs 24.2 in Parkes?

> files with vim ;D). 23.2 with Debian patches isn't broken, so there's no
> need to fix anything. If other, more skilled emacs users have nothing to
> add about 24.2, we can forget about my questions ;) There are probably
> more important tasks to complete.

Are they co installable?

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