[ESS] Streamlining ESS distribution (Was: ESS 5.3.8 released)

Richard M. Heiberger rmh at temple.edu
Wed Jul 30 19:42:37 CEST 2008

Vincent asked about msdos.el

Full details on why it exists are in the file in two places.
See the comments beginning in line 29 and the doc string of defun msdos().

msdos.el is required on Windows and of no use anywhere else.
When Cygwin bash is the primary shell in emacs under Windows, it is
necessary to run the msdos CMD shell inside an emacs buffer.
The M-x msdos command does it.

M-x load-library RET msdos RET
M-x msdos RET

-----Original Message-----

>>>>>> "VG" == Vincent Goulet <vincent.goulet at act.ulaval.ca>
>>>>>>    on Mon, 28 Jul 2008 17:39:05 -0400 writes:

1. in lisp/Makefile, add essd-sp6w.elc and msdos.elc in the definition  
of $ELC. The former is required on Windows, but I'm not sure about the  
   Vincent Goulet, Associate Professor
   École d'actuariat
   Université Laval, Québec
   Vincent.Goulet at act.ulaval.ca   http://vgoulet.act.ulaval.ca

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