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Re: Pretest

From: joakim
Subject: Re: Pretest
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 22:01:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

builds and runs ok on the following plattform:
Linux kurono.home 2.6.17-1.2142_FC4 #1 Tue Jul 11 22:41:06 EDT 2006 x86_64 
x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

> With Richard's agreement, I've bumped the version number to 22.0.90
> and rolled a pretest tarball.  The tarball can be found at
>   ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/pretest/emacs-22.0.90.tar.gz
> Since Leim has been merged into Emacs, there is no separate
> leim-22.0.90.tar.gz (I'll update admin/make-announcement to reflect
> this).
> Since this is the first Emacs 22 pretest tarball, it would be nice if
> people could take a look and make sure there are no problems building
> from, before we think about making any pretest announcement.
> If no problems are found, I guess we can proceed with the pretest.
> According to admin/make-tarball, RMS is supposed to announce it to the
> list of emacs pretesters; here is the canned announcement generated by
> admin/make-announcement:
>   There is a new pretest available in
>     ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/pretest/emacs-22.0.90.tar.gz
>   Please report results from compiling and running the pretest to
>   <address@hidden>.  Your feedback is necessary for us
>   to know on which platforms the pretest has been tried.
> (I took out some additional info about xdelta's between this tarball
> and the previous pretest tarball, because there is no previous
> tarball).
> The question is, who do we announce the pretest to?  Is the emacs
> pretesters mailing list still extant?  If not, I think we should just
> make a public announcement about the availability of the pretest
> tarball on the Gnu Emacs webpage.  We could also contact distributions
> such as Debian, which package occasional CVS snapshots of Emacs 22, to
> switch to tracking the numbered pretest tarballs for those packages
> instead.

Joakim Verona

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