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Re: [gNewSense-users] Installing Programs that are not in the Repos .

From: R.Siddharth
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Installing Programs that are not in the Repos .
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 19:31:52 +0530

On Wed, 2010-03-31 at 18:38 +0700, kusut wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 11:12 PM, R.Siddharth
> <address@hidden> wrote: 
>         kusut, This is news to me . What is a snapshot package ? .
> first of all, Im not really sure that emacs-snapshot is in the default
> repo. Can you find it? 
It is there in the default repo , I was able to read a brief description
about it using 'apt-cache show emacs-snapshot' . 

> emacs-snapshot is emacs development package. A guy is kind enough to
> get the latest development build of emacs (that means emacs23) and
> package it for debian. Heres the link for debian package 
> IIRC, it also used to host the package for ubuntu (I might be wrong).
> It is also available via launchpad

> Please try search 'emacs-snapshot' first in your repo. If you cant
> find it use the ubuntu-elisp one and choose 'hardy' to get emacs23 on
> gnewsense 2.3 deltah. Read the instruction carefully.
> Be warned that this is development package (although nothing has ever
> happened to me). emacs23 (official, not development/snapshot) already
> made its way to debian and ubuntu (current and future release, not
> hardy) repository.
Thanks for the links kusut ! . 

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