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Re: emacs or xemacs?


From: Zhongtao Zhu
Subject: Re: emacs or xemacs?
Date: 12 Sep 2002 17:14:38 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

Klaus Berndl <address@hidden> writes:

> On 11 Sep 2002, Jochen Küpper wrote:
> 
> >  On 11 Sep 2002 10:34:06 +0200 Klaus Berndl wrote:
> >  
> >  Klaus> AFAIK this not correct: XEmacs has this nifty net-installer
> >  Klaus> ported from Cygwin to the needs of XEmacs whereas GNU Emacs
> >  Klaus> must still be installed by downloading one big archive
> >  Klaus> (regardless of source-distrib or precompiled binaries),
> >  Klaus> extracing it, reading the READMe and so on...
> >  
> >  Actually Emacs is (3 packages) in the standard Cygwin install nowadays...
> 
> Oooops... AFAIK there is no official release port of GNU Emacs to Cygwin...
> Is this not true anymore?? Is there now an official port of GNU Emacs 21.X to
> cygwin (downloadable binaries build with cygwin and installable by the cygwin
> setup)?
> 
> Ciao,klaus

I did find a cygwin release, in a local mirror ftp site, which
contains Emacs-21.2-7 of both its source and pre-complied
binaries. The cygwin as a whole can be net-installed by a setup.exe,
though the default options are set to exclude the Emacs.

You may check it by visiting the wet site of RedHat.
-- 
Zhongtao Zhu                          Tel: +86 10 6278 2266
Department of Computer, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China





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