[arch-general] Emacs package is too stable?
Kwang Moo Yi
kwang.m.yi at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 13:29:39 UTC 2016
Thanks for the quick response!
Okay, so I guess I should stick to emacs-git in the AUR.
Once the gnu.org infrastructure is back up.
They seem to have a network provider problem at the moment.
On 08/12/2016 03:15 PM, Bastian Beischer wrote:
> Emacs 25.1 is not yet released, but will be soon. The second release
> candidate is currently being prepared. The version of emacs in extra
> is the current stable release, and will probably be updated once 25.1
> is out.
> If you want to try emacs 25.1 on Arch you can build it youself from
> the AUR package emacs25-git.
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Kwang Moo Yi via arch-general
> <arch-general at archlinux.org <mailto:arch-general at archlinux.org>> wrote:
> I recently started using arch linux and the official package for
> emacs is a bit outdated compared to the one provided from Fedora,
> which is where I come from.
> I understand that the `emacs` package is intended for stable only,
> so I didn't mark it as outdated.
> However, current dev release 25.1 is quite stable, and it would be
> great if it's provided as a binary package, as cloning and
> building with the AUR package is quite a pain.
> The stable releases that is available in the extras repo seem like
> an LTS release.
> Any plans on packaging for the recent tag releases?
> Bastian Beischer
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