21.4.19 to be released soon
acs at xemacs.org
Wed Dec 28 11:08:50 EST 2005
I plan on releasing XEmacs 21.4.19 some time next weekend,
January 6 - 8. As of this morning ET, I have checked in all the
changes that are currently planned to be in the release, so if you
think there's anything missing, you have about a week to let me know.
Please grab the latest 21.4 sources from CVS and build and test the
software. Please send build reports to
xemacs-buildreports at xemacs.org.
In anticipation of next week's 21.4.19 release, I have copied a native
Windows setup kit to
Please download and install this kit if you are interested.
This README file describes the latest setup kit:
December 27, 2005
This directory holds a Windows-native XEmacs setup kit for the stable
branch of XEmacs, the 21.4 series. The current release is a pre-release
version of 21.4.19. Please download and run 'XEmacs Setup 21.4.19-pre1.exe'
to install the pre-release of XEmacs 21.4.19 on your Windows computer.
(Most places in the kit and the installation will refer to 21.4.18,
but this really is a 21.4.19-pre1 kit.) Report your findings, including
bugs and feature requests, to xemacs-beta at xemacs.org.
This setup kit includes a small set of packages:
c-support, cc-mode, debug, dired, ecb, edebug, ediff, edit-utils, efs,
eieio, fsf-compat, mail-lib, net-utils, os-utils, pc, perl-modes,
prog-modes, semantic, sh-script, sounds-wav, speedbar, texinfo,
text-modes, time, xemacs-base and xemacs-devel.
Refer to the Quickstart Package Guide -
- for information on installing further XEmacs packages to extend the editor's
The md5sum of the setup kit is:
be207004efaa0910f6b2c3ab4c9a6377 XEmacs Setup 21.4.19-pre1.exe
This kit was built with Inno Setup, see http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php
for details on Inno Setup.
Changes December 26, 2006:
- The default installation directory has been modified to
- The packages are now found automatically under the installed package
tree. The EMACSPACKAGEPATH registry entry is no longer necessary.
- If you previously installed one of the XEmacs 21.4.18 setup kits,
please uninstall that kit before installing the new kit.
More information about the XEmacs-Beta