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[AUCTeX-diffs] GNU AUCTeX branch, master, updated. 6454534a0af6756762113

From: Mosè Giordano
Subject: [AUCTeX-diffs] GNU AUCTeX branch, master, updated. 6454534a0af67567621134ec0083e59d3ebd9e43
Date: Sun, 3 Dec 2017 17:58:16 -0500 (EST)

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commit 6454534a0af67567621134ec0083e59d3ebd9e43
Author: Mosè Giordano <address@hidden>
Date:   Sun Dec 3 23:55:48 2017 +0100

    Prepare for new brand-new series of AUCTeX
    * RELEASE: Update version number and release notes.
    * doc/changes.texi: Update.
    * doc/tex-ref.tex:
    * latex/preview.dtx: Update version number.
    * Require Emacs 24 of higher.

diff --git a/RELEASE b/RELEASE
index faea7ac..7d540e4 100644
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-Release notes for AUCTeX 11.92 with preview-latex
+Release notes for AUCTeX 12.1 with preview-latex
 AUCTeX provides by far the most wide-spread and sophisticated
 environment for editing LaTeX, TeX, ConTeXt and Texinfo documents with
@@ -24,68 +24,34 @@ sleuth work, testing.
 New features and fixed bugs in this release
-preview-latex is compatible with Ghostscript 9.22 where the
-operator '.runandhide' is removed.  All occurrences of
-'.runandhide' in preview-latex are replaced by alternative code
-making it work with Ghostscript 9.22 again.
+AUCTeX now requires GNU Emacs 24 or higher.  Support for XEmacs has
+been dropped.
-AUCTeX has a new customize option
-'TeX-math-input-method-off-regexp'.  When you begin to input a math
-formula, the current input method is turned off if its name matches
-this regular expression.
-In fact this variable was introduced long before, but has not been
-documented in info files nor turned into a customize option with
-'defcustom' until this release.
-The window system focus is pulled back to Emacs when viewing with
-evince-compatible viewers if a new customize option
-'TeX-view-evince-keep-focus' is non-nil.
-The usual dose of bug fixes was administered.
+Besides the change in the supported version of Emacs, there has
+been no functional change in this release, which is equivalent to
+version 11.92.
-It is required that you use at least GNU Emacs 21 or XEmacs 21.4.
-XEmacs requires at least version 1.84 of the xemacs-base package
-(released on 01/27/2004) or a sumo tarball dated 02/02/2004 or newer
-for compiling AUCTeX: please use the XEmacs package system for
-upgrading if necessary.
+It is required that you use at least GNU Emacs 24.
-The preview-latex subsystem requires image support.  This is available
-with GNU Emacs 21.3 under the X window system.  For Windows[2], Mac OS
-X (Carbon, Cocoa)[3] or native GTK+ toolkit support, at least version
-22.1 of GNU Emacs is required.  Emacs 22 and later is the recommended
-platform for AUCTeX in general.  If you prefer XEmacs, it will work in
-version 21.4.10 or later.
+The preview-latex subsystem requires image support.
 You'll also need a working LaTeX installation and Ghostscript.
-dvipng[4] (version 1.4 or later), a very fast DVI converter, can be
+dvipng[2] (version 1.4 or later), a very fast DVI converter, can be
 used to speed up the conversion.
-NOTE: This will be the last release in the 11 series.  Version 12 of
-AUCTeX, which is due to come in a few days, will support only GNU
-Emacs 24 or higher.
-The easiest way for getting AUCTeX, for users running Emacs 24.1 or
-higher, is installing it with GNU ELPA, see
+The easiest way for getting AUCTeX is installing it with GNU ELPA, see
 <URL:> for more information.
 Other download options are available at
 <URL:>.  At release time, we provide the
-source tarball, and a platform-independent XEmacs package file (which
-you have to install yourself using XEmacs' own package system, after
-using it for removing the previous version of AUCTeX).  You can also
-use versions of Emacs that already include AUCTeX or a software
-package management system for your operating system which provides you
-with the latest release.
-The XEmacs package file can be discerned by `pkg' in its name.  It is
-usually more recent than what gets distributed from XEmacs servers and
-as part of the Sumo tarball.
+source tarball.  You can also use versions of Emacs that already
+include AUCTeX or a software package management system for your
+operating system which provides you with the latest release.
 A separate directory for each release contains some stuff from the
 tarball, such as ChangeLog, printable manuals, and a reference sheet.
@@ -131,11 +97,5 @@ Footnotes:
 [1]  <URL:>
-[2]  You can get a precompiled version of Emacs for Windows at
-[3]  See e.g. <URL:>
-for a list of precompiled versions of Emacs for Mac OS X.
-[4]  dvipng is available via its project page
+[2]  dvipng is available via its project page
 <URL:> and from CTAN.
diff --git a/ b/
index 43f913a..fe7fef6 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ dnl along with AUCTeX; see the file COPYING.  If not, write 
to the Free
 dnl Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston,
 dnl MA 02110-1301, USA.
 AC_CHECK_PROGS_REQUIRED(MAKECMD, make, [make not found, aborting!])
diff --git a/doc/changes.texi b/doc/changes.texi
index 621c6bb..ea3e4e8 100644
--- a/doc/changes.texi
+++ b/doc/changes.texi
@@ -8,6 +8,18 @@
 @end ifset
address@hidden News in 12.1
address@hidden @bullet
address@hidden now requires GNU Emacs 24 or higher.  Support for XEmacs has
+been dropped.
+Besides the change in the supported version of Emacs, there has been no
+functional change in this release, which is equivalent to version 11.92.
address@hidden itemize
 @heading News in 11.92
 @itemize @bullet
diff --git a/latex/preview.dtx b/latex/preview.dtx
index ad36113..a0d8b6f 100644
--- a/latex/preview.dtx
+++ b/latex/preview.dtx
@@ -439,7 +439,7 @@
 \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} address@hidden #1#2$#3:
 address@hidden #2#4 $}} address@hidden #1 #2${#1}
 \begingroup \catcode`\_=12
address@hidden@version $Name: release_11_92 $ address@hidden@empty
address@hidden@version $Name: release_12_1 $ address@hidden@empty
 address@hidden@version CVS-$Revision: 1.126 $ \endgroup \else
   \def\next release_{} \lccode`\_=`.
diff --git a/ b/
index 2e432ce..a27f4db 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -38,8 +38,8 @@
 ;;; Code:
-(if (< emacs-major-version 21)
-    (error "AUCTeX requires Emacs 21 or later")) ;FIXME: Really?
+(if (< emacs-major-version 24)
+    (error "AUCTeX requires Emacs 24 or later"))
 (unless (or (fboundp 'TeX-modes-set)     ;Avoid inf-looping.
             (fboundp 'TeX-tex-mode))     ;auctex-autoloads is not loaded.


Summary of changes:
 RELEASE           | 70 ++++++++++++-------------------------------------------      |  2 +-
 doc/changes.texi  | 12 ++++++++++
 latex/preview.dtx |  2 +-    |  4 ++--
 5 files changed, 31 insertions(+), 59 deletions(-)


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