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
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(a)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.