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Re: patn-insert.el requires cl which is deprecated

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: patn-insert.el requires cl which is deprecated
Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2023 21:58:32 +0200

> Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2023 17:45:29 +0000 (UTC)
> From:  Raymond Zeitler via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor 
> <>
>  Does anyone else use patn-insert.el by Bard Bloom of Cornell Univ. CS Dept.?
> I've been using it sporadically for a couple of decades under Emacs 25.2.1 
> and earlier.  It was published in the comp.emacs Usenet group in 1990 or so.  
> Google has deemed that group unsafe, so it's not accessible.
> Now that I'm upgrading to Emacs 28, I find that it won't load because it 
> requires cl, which is deprecated.
> My options seem to be:1. Find out if anyone has updated it to work under 
> Emacs 27+ (in progress)2. Attempt to update it to use cl-lib myself 
> (unlikely)3. Contact the author (deferred)4. Keep my Emacs 25.2.1 installed 
> just so that I can use the functions in patn-insert
> Comments?

Updating it to use cl-lib should be easy: basically, for each symbol
FOO that came from cl, replace FOO with cl-FOO.

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