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Re: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 25.3 released

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 25.3 released
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:02:10 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.91 (windows-nt)

address@hidden (Phillip Lord) writes:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> From: Richard Copley <address@hidden>
>>> Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:25:31 +0100
>>> Unfortunately, the release seems not to work on 64-bit Windows 7. See:
>>> <http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gnu-emacs/2017-09/msg00150.html>
>> That's slightly inaccurate: the 25.3 release does work on Windows 7,
>> it's just that the specific 64-bit binaries uploaded to the GNU FTP
>> site don't.
>> I'd suggest to upload fixed binaries.
> I don't know how to do this. I have upgraded by system and I do not know
> how to downgrade it. Even if I did, I am afraid, I didn't think to
> record the update times, so I don't know how to downgrade it to.
> Unfortunately, the best that I can currently do in terms of testing is
> simply to run the binaries I create and see if they work. I try and test
> them on a different machine, but I no have access to only 2 windows
> machines and both of them use the same version of windows.
> Perhaps, I should start uploading binaries to alpha.gnu.org for a few
> days, before moving them to release; this would be the second set of
> binaries to have an issue in this cycle.

+1; I can test those, on Windows 8.

-- Stephe

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