[Fedora-packaging] Re: Packaging emacs modes: EL/F compatibility

Michel Salim michel.sylvan at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 13:45:13 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 9:02 AM, Michel Salim <michel.sylvan at gmail.com> wrote:
> When packaging a package that contains Emacs mode files, should the
> Emacs subpackage require emacs(bin) or emacs? emacs(bin) seems to be
> commonly used, but this is not provided by RedHat/Fedora Emacs
> packages until version 22; RHEL 5.2 is still on 21.4 and thus EPEL
> packages would have to be specially handled.
A related question: why emacs(bin) ? xemacs provides xemacs(bin) too
so the question applies there. We don't ever plan for the binary to be
provided in a subpackage, do we?


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