NetBSD Problem Report #39886
From firstname.lastname@example.org Sun Nov 9 17:36:40 2008
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Subject: GNU emacs and XEmacs modules should not conflict
>Synopsis: GNU emacs and XEmacs modules should not conflict
>Arrival-Date: Sun Nov 09 17:40:00 +0000 2008
>Last-Modified: Thu Jun 18 05:05:00 +0000 2015
>Release: NetBSD 4.0_STABLE
System: NetBSD chen.chizhovka.net 4.0_STABLE NetBSD 4.0_STABLE (GENERIC) #3: Sun Oct 19 20:54:51 EEST 2008 firstname.lastname@example.org:/srv/obj/sys/arch/i386/compile/GENERIC i386
Most emacs modules/packages have no common files when they are built
with EMACS_TYPE=xemacsXXX and EMACS_TYPE=emacsYY
But they are always marked as conflicting by default.
I think this mark should be removed and really conflicting packages
should be either marked as such individually or conflict should be
Full description of the problem with a proof of the above statement
is available here.
Problematic code is here: editors/emacs/modules.mk
From: David Holland <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: pkg/39886: GNU emacs and XEmacs modules should not conflict
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 05:04:57 +0000
On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 05:40:00PM +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Most emacs modules/packages have no common files when they are built
> with EMACS_TYPE=xemacsXXX and EMACS_TYPE=emacsYY
> But they are always marked as conflicting by default.
> I think this mark should be removed and really conflicting packages
> should be either marked as such individually or conflict should be
> resolved homehow.
The offending logic is still there (AFAICT)... however, it seems to me
that this should be sorted out as part of a general rehab of emacs
modules to support proper multiversion builds. Then one would be able
to install the various versions reliably without making a mess.
Does that seem reasonable?
David A. Holland
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