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Re: Can someone enlight me on various tramp releases?

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Can someone enlight me on various tramp releases?
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2005 10:41:33 +0100
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Paul Lew <address@hidden> writes:

> I used tramp years ago and recently just start using it again and I
> have upgraded from to 2.95.  This 2.95 use different file
> format like:
>        /address@hidden/path/name
> Now just found out that 2.1.3 show up on and this use the
> old syntax:
>       /address@hidden:/path/name

See for explanation.

> So is the 2.95 an orphan branch or a spin-off?  Which one do you
> recommend to use?   TIA.

"" I don't know. 2.95 is an old release (from 2002?). It counts
the tramp.el CVS version number IIRC.

The release scheme has been changed later. Now we know Tramp 2.0.x,
which is the stable release, and 2.1.x, the developpers branch. It is
up to you which version you'll apply - on production systems 2.0.x is

And yes, the Tramp download area has been moved to
recently (announcement will be on the list next days). Congratulation,
you are the first one who discovered!

Best regards, Michael.

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