[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: emacs*-24.2.93-2 (TEST)

Arthur Tu arthur.jim.tu@gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 15:06:00 GMT 2013


On 2/22/2013 9:37 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 2/22/2013 3:47 AM, Achim Gratz wrote:
>> Ken Brown <kbrown <at> cornell.edu> writes:
>>> I think the alternatives system should work fine for most users.
>>>
>>> The problem you've described occurs only in the following situation:
>>>
>>> 1. You install both emacs-X11 and emacs-w32.
>>
>> At the moment emacs-X11 has a higher priority than emacs-w32. All things
>> considered, giving emacs-w32 priority over emacs-X11 seems to be more 
>> generally
>> useful on Cygwin than the other way around.
>
> It's hard to know what people's preferences will be.  I gave emacs-X11 
> the highest priority for two reasons:
>
> * It's been the only GUI version of emacs on Cygwin for many years, so 
> making it the default doesn't change what people are used to.
>
> * It's the build you get by default if you don't override it with 
> configure options.
>
> Maybe I should supply a script that lets users easily change the 
> priority, something like the scripts set-gcc-default-*.sh that Dave 
> Korn provided for gcc.
>
> Ken
>
>
>
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Agree. Good idea.

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