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From: Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk>
To: "Olaf.Hamann" <O.Hamann@gmx.net>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: how to compare org-mode version to current file needs
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 14:21:19 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <874o7316zk.fsf@ucl.ac.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4D80B033.2000308@gmx.net> (Olaf Hamann's message of "Wed, 16 Mar 2011 13:42:27 +0100")

"Olaf.Hamann" <O.Hamann@gmx.net> writes:

> Hello,
> is there any org-mode expression for saying "this org-file needs
> org-version > xxx"
> which will compare current needs of the file to used orgmode at
> org-file startup
> and present a little message to the user?

not that I know of.

> I think, it could be done with an emacs-lisp block comparing
> org-version to a certain string,
> but I have to express
> this org-file needs org-version >=  "Org-mode version 7.5
> (release_7.5.47.g4d9f2.dirty)"
> and I don't know what or how to compare (string compare or git
> timeline or so?).

You might want to compare against the string =org-version= (as opposed to
the output from the function of the same name).  This will be the last
release version and will not include the number of commits etc from that
release onwards.  I would think that comparing to an actual release should
be the finest granularity you should use?

: Eric S Fraga (GnuPG: 0xC89193D8FFFCF67D) in Emacs
: using Org-mode version 7.5 (release_7.5.55.g87c42.dirty)

  reply	other threads:[~2011-03-16 14:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-03-16 12:42 how to compare org-mode version to current file needs Olaf.Hamann
2011-03-16 14:21 ` Eric S Fraga [this message]
2011-03-17  7:18 ` Bastien
2011-03-17  8:38   ` Olaf.Hamann
2011-03-17  9:12     ` Bastien
2011-03-17 10:08       ` Olaf.Hamann

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