What up with emacs-extra?
siretart at ubuntu.com
Wed Aug 27 19:54:42 BST 2008
David contacted the ubuntu-motu mailing list about the emacs-extra
package that you created 2005.
David Bush <twixt at cstone.net> writes:
> Hi there.
> When I run Aptitude under Kubuntu 8.04, it lists the package
> emacs-extra. Its description is "very long description to put here." I
> installed it and all it did as far as I could tell was to turn my emacs
> display to white text on black, even though I invoked the -fg and -bg
> options on the command line to black on cornsilk1. I removed the
I also noticed at least one bug report (LP: #222542) about
update-manager breaking because of emacs-extra. The package has been
imported to ubuntu on 2005-12-20, and has been dragged in ubuntu since
the hoary release. It does not seem to have been in debian at any point.
> Is emacs-extra supposed to do anything useful?
Julien, can you answer this question? Do you still maintain it, are
there updates available for it?
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4
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