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From: Robert Horn <rjhorn@panix.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Install warning for org-7 for forgetful users
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2010 11:16:55 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4C601BE7.4030507@panix.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1281221383-20101-1-git-send-email-bernt@norang.ca>

I ran into this, so I'll warn others.  It might belong in the notes for
org-7.01.

If you have a newer version of emacs that has org already integrated,
you get some, but not all, of the org-7.01 features functioning if you
have org-7.01 set as the auto-load directory.  I had been using org by
having the lines:

(setq load-path (cons "~/org-6.xxx/lisp" load-path))
(require 'org-install)

in my .emacs.  I forgot that I had upgraded emacs and org was now
integrated into emacs. I just changed org-6.xxx to org-7.01g to try out
the new version.  Odd things resulted.  It actually worked well enough
to do some work, but then I found occasional stuff that did not work.  I
used the brute force fix of just moving all the org-* files into a
temporary directory, thus slowing down the startup but ensuring that I
could test the new version without having headaches if I wanted to revert.

There might be a better method than this.  It's probably worth
mentioning in the release notes.

  reply	other threads:[~2010-08-09 15:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-08-07 22:49 [PATCH] Fix org-indent-mode message when mode is refused Bernt Hansen
2010-08-09 15:16 ` Robert Horn [this message]
2010-08-09 17:58   ` Install warning for org-7 for forgetful users Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
2010-08-09 19:51     ` Carsten Dominik
2010-08-09 19:53 ` [Accepted] Fix org-indent-mode message when mode is refused Carsten Dominik

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