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Re: Emacs for Windows

From: Robert Thorpe
Subject: Re: Emacs for Windows
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:46:22 +0100

Eli Zaretskii <> writes:

>> From: David Engster <>
>> Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:16:03 +0200
>> There's wpkg and Chocolatey, and from my impression the latter is
>> getting more and more popular:
>> It already has an Emacs package.
> But almost nothing of interest to Emacs users except Emacs itself,
> AFAICS (apologies if I missed something).  It has a long way to go,
> and it must convince the few people who produce high-quality ports to
> distribute those ports via those package managers.  It is much easier
> to create a zip file of a binary distribution that use one of those.

On MS Windows I generally use mingw because I use a lot of native Windows

The problem I've found is knowing which port to pick since there are
several systems (mingw, mingw2, gnuwin32 & ezwinports).  There's a lot of 
overlap in the programs they provide

Eli, what's the advantage of your ezwinports over the ports provided by

Robert Thorpe

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