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Re: Suggest upgrading to emacs 22.1.92?

On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 04:03:11PM -0400, Jonathan Kamens wrote:
>After a long hiatus from the Cygwin mailing list, here I am, back again.
>I'm sure I'll regret it soon enough. :-)
>I installed the Cygwin emacs 22.1-3 package, along with emacs-el and
>emacs-X11, because I wanted to use some elisp files that were
>incompatible with emacs 21, and I didn't feel like going through them
>and changing all the incompatibilities back to emacs 21 syntax.  All my
>other packages are current.
>I found that 22.1-3 crashed frequently (like, every few minutes during
>active use).
>I downloaded the source for emacs 22.1.92, the current pretest version,
>from the FSF server and compiled and installed it myself, and it's
>running quite solidly and hasn't crashed on me once.
>So, two questions:
>1. Has anyone else experienced frequent crashes with 22.1-3?
>2. Would the maintainer of the emacs package be willing to switch the
>experimental package from 22.1 to 22.1.92, or to provide 22.1.92 in
>addition to 22.1?

This came up recently in the cygwin-apps mailing list:

If you can offer insight into the problems mentioned in that thread, I'm
sure it would be appreciated.


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