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Re: Version naming

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Version naming
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:09:21 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> I suspect, as has been said here before, the main problem is the
> maintainer effort required to make installing minor versions in parallel
> possible; renaming files to include version numbers in every file
> name/path for each release. dpkg doesn't do that for you.

For Emacs, this is a non-issue, since Emacs already includes the release
string in pretty much all the file names (with very chosen exceptions,
such as "bin/emacs").


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