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Re: Emacs will not execute, always reports 24.5.1 as version
- From: Brian Kuhn <brian dot kuhn at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2016 14:04:02 -0500
- Subject: Re: Emacs will not execute, always reports 24.5.1 as version
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Thanks for the response. Same result with 'emacs -Q' as well, i'm afraid.
On Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 1:02 PM, Ken Brown <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 8/1/2016 1:01 PM, Brian Kuhn wrote:
>> Has anyone else encountered this issue running Emacs lately and found
>> For me, Emacs will not start an editing session. After typing “emacs”
>> at the command prompt, there is a brief pause while I remain at the
>> bash shell, and Instead I remain in the bash shell, and after you see
>> a pause after typing “emacs” at the command prompt, and then you see a
>> new command prompt.
> Try 'emacs -Q' to rule out a problem in your emacs initialization files.
>> Observation: Emacs reports version 24.5.1 from the command line no
>> matter which version was installed. For example, if I install 24.5-2,
>> $emacs -version reports 24.5.1. The Cygwin installer subsequently
>> reports 24.5-2.
> This is a common source of confusion. The ".1" in "24.5.1" has nothing to
> do with the Cygwin release number "-2". (It's actually a build counter and
> should just be ignored.)
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