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[RHBA-2000:091-04] New emacs packages are available for Red Hat Linux 7

                   Red Hat, Inc. Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          New emacs packages are available for Red Hat Linux 7
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2000:091-04
Issue date:        2000-10-19
Updated on:        2000-10-20
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          emacs emacs-nox python
Cross references:  N/A

1. Topic:

The emacs-nox package included in Red Hat Linux 7 needed the locale.alias
file from XFree86. Also, the initialization of python mode has been fixed.

2000-10-19: Instructions for dealing with changed site-start.el files added

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 7.0 - i386

3. Problem description:

The emacs-nox program tried to open /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locale/locale.alias,
which would fail if XFree86 wasn't installed. Also, python mode wasn't
properly initalized in the site-start.el file.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

If the previous /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.el had been changed,
you will end up with a /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.el.rpmnew.
To apply the fix, do

cp /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.el.rpmnew

(all on the same line)

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):

18548 - national (accented) characters are not displayed
18642 - emacs-nox requires XFree86 !

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 7.0:



7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
de866323e572cedc5d9defad1c21de27  7.0/SRPMS/emacs-20.7-17.src.rpm
f13bc2c94c62e0ab622ebd50232f7296  7.0/i386/emacs-20.7-17.i386.rpm
fcb6f9cfc1d762b182639be9c9eb104c  7.0/i386/emacs-X11-20.7-17.i386.rpm
644dfc486ee21a88d8f86737964e9890  7.0/i386/emacs-el-20.7-17.i386.rpm
6f1cb346a46eb3f92400bd73c105366e  7.0/i386/emacs-leim-20.7-17.i386.rpm
5d54db6a0c5968b2e0dfcba9c51f242e  7.0/i386/emacs-nox-20.7-17.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  <filename>

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg <filename>

8. References:


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