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Re: For insertion in trunk

From: Katsumi Yamaoka
Subject: Re: For insertion in trunk
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 12:49:42 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (真 Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.1.50 (i686-pc-cygwin)

Glenn Morris wrote:
> Katsumi Yamaoka wrote:

>> I've set no-byte-compile and no-update-autoloads in those files.

> OK, that works as a stopgap.

>> (I'm going to try rebuilding now, though it takes time on Cygwin.)

> Hydra will do it for you:
> http://hydra.nixos.org/jobset/gnu/emacs-trunk

> It's a nice service, although it has a few too many false build failures
> (full disk, missing dependency, some other glitch, etc).

>>> In any case surely these test files should be under test/, not lisp/?
>> Currently those modules are of no use for the run time I believe.
>> I only did sync of Ma Gnus and Emacs.

> I don't understand. Not being used at runtime means they should go in
> test/, like every other test file (including gnus-test.el).

> They are no use at all in Emacs if they rely on parts of Gnus that are
> not present though (whatever gnus-load is).

> Also (my pet peeve) the license headers are obviously wrong in two of
> them:

>   ;; This file is not part of GNU Emacs.
>   [...]
>   ;; If not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin
>   ;; Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.

> The modern version uses a URL instead of a street address.

I'd like to simply remove those files and directory in Emacs since
I think they are worthless if the launchers (in Gnus lisp/Makefile
provides) lack, and also got to think adding the launchers to Emacs
is not very helpful to Emacs developers either.  So, I'd wait for
other responses for a while.

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