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Re: emacs 23.0.60

From: ramestica
Subject: Re: emacs 23.0.60
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 16:20:26 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 25, 6:41 pm, Michael Ekstrand <address@hidden> wrote:
> address@hidden writes:
> > I cannot find a way for downloading emacs's source code for the
> > snapshot that was called 23.0.60. I thought that '23.0.60' would be
> > cvs tag but it did not work. I'm not sure that 'snapshot' is even the
> > correct word in this context.
> > I do not want to try the very head of cvs; after googling for a while
> > I decided that 23.0.60 should be good enough for me at this moment.
> 23.0.60 is the CVS head.
> And, in general, if you want to run CVS, I'd recommend running HEAD or a
> regularly-updated snapshot (I use the emacs-snapshot packages for
> Debian; they're usually updated weekly, and I have found that they work
> pretty well).  Any given snapshot is liable to have bugs which are fixed
> later.  If HEAD is broken badly, it's usually fixed quickly (in my
> experience, within the day); if you have a snapshot from a bad time,
> then it won't be fixed until the next snapshot.
> - Michael
> --
> mouse, n: A device for pointing at the xterm in which you want to type.

I see. I try the head then. It is strange not to be able to refer to a
certain and consistent status (as far as it was known to be consistent
at that moment) sof the cvs tree.

many thanks,

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