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From: Steven Buczkowski <steven.buczkowski@gmail.com>
To: nicholas.dokos@hp.com
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: "Symbol's function definition is void: org-string-nw-p"
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 11:50:36 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1332777036.2404.40.camel@ascraeus> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <28187.1332774877@alphaville>

On Mon, 2012-03-26 at 11:14 -0400, Nick Dokos wrote:
> Steven Buczkowski <steven.buczkowski@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yup: apt-get will get you an ancient org-mode release.
> You probably ended up with a "frankenstein" org-mode install with bits
> and pieces coming from various places: I'd suggest doing "apt-get remove
> org-mode" to get rid of the ancient version and then reinstalling from
> the tar file - or, perhaps even better, the git repository: most of us
> have found that staying on the bleeding edge is a rewarding experience
> (even if an occasionally bloody :-) one - but that happens only
> rarely). And even if you run into trouble, with git it is easy to
> backtrack and use an official release.  Make sure to follow to the
> letter the installation instructions in the manual in these cases.
Yep, that's better. I had tried apt-get remove but needed to be a little
more aggressive, apparently. 

I'm now getting far enough along in my knowledge and workflow with
org-mode that I think I can start risking living on the bleeding edge.

Thanks for the suggestions!


  reply	other threads:[~2012-03-26 15:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-03-26 14:44 "Symbol's function definition is void: org-string-nw-p" Steven Buczkowski
2012-03-26 15:14 ` Nick Dokos
2012-03-26 15:50   ` Steven Buczkowski [this message]
2012-03-26 17:07     ` Bastien
2012-03-27  9:33   ` aitor

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