[ANNOUNCEMENT] emacs 28.1-1 (TEST)

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Wed Apr 13 12:17:47 GMT 2022

On 4/6/2022 9:04 AM, Ken Brown via Cygwin-announce wrote:
> The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution as test 
> releases.  Note that there have been some packaging changes, so that the package 
> names better reflect the package contents.
> * emacs-28.1-1
> This is now a virtual package that forces installation of one of the following 
> four "binary" packages.  If you don't select one of these four, then emacs-basic 
> will be installed by default.
> * emacs-basic-28.1-1
> * emacs-w32-28.1-1
> * emacs-gtk-28.1-1
> * emacs-lucid-28.1-1
> Each of these contains an emacs binary of the same name as the package.  For 
> example, emacs-basic provides /usr/bin/emacs-basic.exe, formerly called 
> emacs-nox.exe.  emacs-gtk used to be called emacs-X11.  For backwards 
> compatibility, the old names /usr/bin/emacs-nox and /usr/bin/emacs-X11 can still 
> be used.
> * emacs-common-28.1-1
> This contains files needed by each of the four binaries.
> Emacs is a powerful, customizable, self-documenting, modeless text editor. Emacs 
> contains special code editing features, a scripting language (elisp), and the 
> capability to read mail, news, and more without leaving the editor.
> This is an update to the latest upstream release.  Browse the NEWS file ('C-h n' 
> within emacs) for changes since the last release.
> This release is a test release only because of the packaging changes.  If no 
> problems are reported, it will be promoted from test to current in a week or so.

This has now been promoted to current.

> Unlike the previous test release, this release was *not* built with the new 
> native compilation feature, which still needs more testing.  Once 28.1-1 has 
> been promoted to current, I will make a new test release, 28.1-2, built with 
> native compilation.

I'll do this within the next few days, once I'm sure there are no glitches with 
the new packaging.


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