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Re: Emacs 28 pretest MS Windows snapshots

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Emacs 28 pretest MS Windows snapshots
Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 18:26:10 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <drew.adams@oracle.com> writes:

>> > I don't want to "install" Emacs, if that means doing something
>> > more than just putting it into a folder.  I want to have
>> > multiple Emacs versions, in different folders.  I just use the
>> > executables that are in their bin folders.
>> The installer does indeed just put stuff into a folder. It does add a
>> shortcut to the start menu IIRC, although you can switch that
>> off. Different versions will work, although I can't remember how it
>> would handle multiple copies of the same declared version
>> (i.e. snapshots).
> FWIW -
> I don't want a shortcut in the Start menu, for sure. I create my own
> shortcuts to runemacs commands with specific options, and more than
> one per snapshot or release.
> And I do have multiple snapshots for the same declared version.

Well, none of these are the default options, but you can tell it to
extract emacs where ever you want.

I'm just keen because I think many people will use the installer, but
not many people are testing it!


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