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Re: Need help upgrading from emacs 21.3 to 22.1


From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: Need help upgrading from emacs 21.3 to 22.1
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 17:07:04 +0100
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.9) Gecko/20071031 Thunderbird/2.0.0.9 Mnenhy/0.7.5.666

Hi Art,

The handling of HOME has changed on Windows in Emacs 22, see

   (info "(emacs) Windows HOME")

Best wishes,
L


Lee, Art wrote:
Brian,

I have not done it myself, but my quick look into it suggests that
you need to go to http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/windows/emacs/ and
download this one

emacs-22.1-bin-i386.zip 03-Jun-2007 15:21 36M
instead of the one my instructions suggests, namely this one:

emacs-21.3-bin-i386.tar.gz 10-Mar-2004 18:40 13M
The rest of my instructions should be the same.

That is what I would say, but I would have to try it to know for sure.

Good luck,
                - Art



-----Original Message-----
From: Jones, Brian [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: Mon 3/10/2008 7:50 AM
To: address@hidden
Cc: Lee, Art
Subject: FW: Need help upgrading from emacs 21.3 to 22.1

I forgot to mention I use Windows XP



From: Jones, Brian
Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 10:43 AM
To: 'address@hidden'
Cc: 'address@hidden'
Subject: Need help upgrading from emacs 21.3 to 22.1



Hello, I am trying to upgrade my current version of emacs from 21.3 to
22.1.  I was able to obtain emacs 21.3. using the directions written by
Professor Arthur Lee. Here is the website:
http://www.claremontmckenna.edu/math/ALee/emacs/emacs.html



Is there another website similar to the one written by professor Lee,
that would provide me with step by step directions for downloading and
installing emacs 22.1. Once again I was able to download and install
21.3 with ease. Professor Lee's instructions were excellent. But I would
love to get the chance to obtain the latest version of emacs. I simply
would like to be up to date on new stuff.





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