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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
If Emacs gained an actual package system, I might switch. (I seem to
recall attempts being made to start one, but I'm not sure what stage
they've got to.)
Emacs package manager
Posted Feb 26, 2008 5:23 UTC (Tue) by daney (subscriber, #24551)
Emacs news: new maintainer, version 22 pretest
Posted Feb 26, 2008 13:08 UTC (Tue) by smitty_one_each (subscriber, #28989)
Gentoo manages emacs packages most smoothly, thank'ee kindly.
Posted Feb 26, 2008 15:04 UTC (Tue) by corbet (editor, #1)
Posted Feb 28, 2008 16:51 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
But, um, distributors could equally well set up anything else in their distribution to do
The problem here is that it turns your life into a hell of tracking lots of elisp packages by
hand, or waiting roughly eighty million years for integration into GNU Emacs proper (which
generally damages it as an external package as well thanks to RMS's apparent dislike of e.g.
version numbers or decent documentation for internal functions).
For me, life is way too short to do that.
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