GNU emacs 21.2-5 packages available
Fri Aug 16 07:01:00 GMT 2002
GNU emacs package 21.2-5 has been released and should be on the various
mirrors. A couple annoying bugs are fixed.
- emacs now uses terminfo, not termcap
- black on black is no longer the default color scheme
I have tested this release on Win98 and it installs from the network
just fine, and it works just fine (on the desktop, without X11). Make
sure that you have "tty" in your CYGWIN variable setting or you will
have problems with control-C.
There is a minor problem with the X11 version recognizing when
subprocesses have terminated, which I will investigate eventually.
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