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Re: Installing the Emacs executable

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Installing the Emacs executable
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 21:11:07 +0300

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:20:33 -0400
> Andreas Schwab wrote:
> > Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> >> Is this done on purpose?  Why isn't the binary named the same as its
> >> DOC, i.e. emacs-24.3.50.nn?
> >
> > I'd rather see the build number removed at all.
> I agree with you (IIUC what you are saying); I've never found it useful.
> (IIRC rms is/was a fan of it.)

It could make sense if we kept the old builds, like we do in the build

Anyway, I understand that I didn't miss anything; if/when this is
fixed on Posix platforms, the Posix-style Windows build will get the
same automagically.


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