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Re: Changes After Ubuntu Upgrade

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: Changes After Ubuntu Upgrade
Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2006 21:57:53 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, Jul 01 2006, Kenneth Jacker wrote:

>   >> Once I added "/usr/share/emacs/21.4/lisp/gnus" to the front, I
>   >> was able to use the 5.9.0 version of 'gnus'.  (Note a copy of
>   >> that path *is* in the fifth-to-the-last entry above).
>   rs> Note that 5.9 is quite old.  I'd recommend to use 5.10.8 ("No
>   rs> Gnus" is the development version).
> OK.  I went ahead and removed the Ubuntu 'gnus' package, and changed
> to gnus-5.10.8 from the 'tar' file.
> When I first started the newest version, it asked if I wanted to
> convert my files to 5.10.8.  After first backing up ;-), I said 'y'.
> Everything seems OK except for one thing:  many, many of my previous
> read files showed up again as unread.  Not sure why that happened ...

This shouldn't happen when upgrading.  Downgrading isn't save in
general, though.

> PS One other thing.  I'm using emacs-21.4.1 ... is that fully
>    compatible with gnus-5.10.8?

Yes, Gnus 5.10.8 is supposed to be compatible with Emacs 21 (and even

Bye, Reiner.
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