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Re: Updating from Emacs 23.3.1 to 25.3


From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Updating from Emacs 23.3.1 to 25.3
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:36:16 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>>> I already have 25.3 on my computer, in an Emacs1 directory, but
>>>> the directory structure is so different,
>>> That's hard to believe.  The directory structure hasn't changed much
>>> between 23 and 25.
>> He probably is using Windows.
>
> I guess statistically that's true, yes, but I don't see how that
> explains why he find the directory structure to be "so different".
>
> I think his notion of "directory structure" is quite different
> from mine.

He's correct. The directory structure changed from 23 to 24 I think,
along with the build proceedure. The Emacs-25 zip files actually are
actually tar bombs which extract to multiple sub-directories (/var,
/etc and so on).

Phil



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