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Re: Bazaar branch of Emacs.app

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Bazaar branch of Emacs.app
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 10:01:12 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>> I've setup a Bazaar branch (based on Jason's mirror) of Emacs.app.
>> Get it from
>> sftp://arch.sv.gnu.org/archives/emacs/bzr/emacs.app
>> http://arch.sv.gnu.org/archives/emacs/bzr/emacs.app
>> I recommend you use the "bzr.dev" version of Bzr: it's not blazingly
>> fast yet, but it's better than 1.3 for some things.
>> I haven't yet been able to build it on my GNU/Linux system: config.h
>> says that HAVE_NS is undefined, so it looks like there's something
>> broken in the configuration scripts.  Incidentally, the configuration
>> needs to be integrated with the ./configure script (currently you're
>> expected  to run nextstep/compile which then runs `configure').
>> I encourage you to take a look at it, fix it, and when you find
>> problems, to add them to nextstep/FOR_RELEASE.

> If anyone want to try out the http transport, it will likely fail like
> this:

>     $ bzr clone http://arch.sv.gnu.org/archives/emacs/bzr/emacs.app
>     bzr: ERROR: Transport error: Server refuses to fullfil the request

> This is due to bzr trying to get a file named `smart' which isn't
> there.  This is OK for bzr if the server told it 404, but the server
> at savannah says 403, and bzr stops.

> The following patch against bzr.dev will fix it (it works, but I am no
> bzr expert).

Thanks.  Could you try and figure out with the Savannah and Bazaar folks
where is the actual bug and make sure that it gets fixed?


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