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Re: uninstalling old version of emacspeak.



I am forwarding this note from T.V. Raman, it did not make it to the
list as the result of my error (fixed now!) - Greg

From: "T. V. Raman" <ramantv@earthlink.net>
To: "Greg E. Priest-Dorman" <priestdo@cs.vassar.edu>
Cc: emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu
Subject: 
Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 09:17:18 -0400 (EDT)

This is how I typically install *all* emacs packages.


>>>>> "Greg" == Greg E Priest-Dorman <priestdo@cs.vassar.edu> writes:

>>>>> "Jason" == Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au> writes:

    Jason> rm -f -r /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak and
    Jason> then install the new version...


    Greg> I have gotten into the habit of moving emacspeak
    Greg> into a verson specific directory, so after
    Greg> installing version 12 I did:

    Greg> mv /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak
    Greg> /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak-12 ln -s
    Greg> /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak-12
    Greg> /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak

    Greg> When you go to install the new version you first
    Greg> remove the link:

    Greg> rm /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak

    Greg> which will just remove the link.  Then install the
    Greg> new version.  If for any reson the new install
    Greg> does not take, you can easily restore the old
    Greg> version by replacing the link.  After a few weeks
    Greg> of convincing yourself you like the new version
    Greg> better, you can delete the old one if you like.
    Greg> Typicaly, I keep the previous version around.

    Greg> Greg

    Greg> -- Greg Priest-Dorman priestdo@cs.vassar.edu


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