emacs: verilog-mode versus dinotrace
loganjerry at gmail.com
Fri May 15 16:40:45 UTC 2009
On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 10:19 AM, Chitlesh GOORAH
<chitlesh.goorah at gmail.com> wrote:
> Excuse my lack of experience with emacs, does it mean we are already
> shipping 2 _old_ versions of verilog-mode ? Why ?
> Jerry, can you update the XEmacs upstream's verilog-mode ? Then the
> fedora packager of xemacs can pull it.
I'll take a look. It looks like Marcus Harnisch updated the XEmacs
version to upstream revision 463 back in January. He would probably
have a better chance than I would of not botching a move to revision
502. Plus, I'd have no idea how to test the result since I am
entirely ignorant of Verilog.
Ugh, it looks like we have some GPLv2 versus GPLv3 issues with that
file. Let me talk to the other developers about what we can do.
> However it is a bit confusing of shipping verilog-mode twice (now
> thrice with my emacs-verilog-mode package). Can't there be only one
> common verilog-mode or other .el files for both emacs and xemacs ?
No. The .el files are the source code. Both editors byte compile
that source code into a .elc file, but their byte codes diverged some
years back. Some distributions have tried to share code between the
two, with invariably disastrous results for one editor or the other.
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