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Re: Installing the Emacs executable

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: Installing the Emacs executable
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:57:12 -0400
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> This will overwrite the previous Emacs binary in src as well (and its
> DOC in etc), won't it?  Do we really want to toss the possibility of
> being able to easily run previous builds of the same version?

Well yes, that is basically the motivation for the build number
existing, as I understand it. As I said, I have personally never found
this a useful feature. Does any other project do this?
Maybe it could be a configure option (probably madness). :)

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