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* BUGS, INSTALL.BZR: Updates.

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31 BUGS
@@ -1,26 +1,23 @@
-If you think you may have found a bug in GNU Emacs, please
-read the Bugs section of the Emacs manual for advice on
+If you think you may have found a bug in GNU Emacs, please read the
+Bugs section of the Emacs manual for advice on
+
(1) how to tell when to report a bug, and
-(2) how to write a useful bug report and what information
-it needs to have.
+(2) how to write a useful bug report and what information it needs to have.
-There are three ways to read the Bugs section.
+You can read the read the Bugs section of the manual from inside Emacs.
+Start Emacs, do C-h i to enter Info, then m Emacs RET to get to the
+Emacs manual, then m Bugs RET to get to the section on bugs.
+Or you can use the standalone Info program in a like manner.
+(Standalone Info is part of the Texinfo distribution, not part of the
+Emacs distribution.)
-(1) In a printed copy of the Emacs manual.
-You can order one from the Free Software Foundation;
-see the file etc/ORDERS. But if you don't have a copy on
-hand and you think you have found a bug, you shouldn't wait
-to get a printed manual; you should read the section right away
-as described below.
+Printed copies of the Emacs manual can be purchased from the Free
+Software Foundation's online store at <http://shop.fsf.org/>.
-(2) With Info. Start Emacs, do C-h i to enter Info,
-then m Emacs RET to get to the Emacs manual, then m Bugs RET
-to get to the section on bugs. Or use standalone Info in
-a like manner. (Standalone Info is part of the Texinfo distribution,
-not part of the Emacs distribution.)
+If necessary, you can read the manual without an info program:
-(3) By hand. Do
cat info/emacs* | more "+/^File: emacs, Node: Bugs,"
+
Please first check the file etc/PROBLEMS (e.g. with C-h C-p in Emacs) to
make sure it isn't a known issue.
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4 ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2010-10-12 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
+
+ * BUGS, INSTALL.BZR: Updates.
+
2010-10-08 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* make-dist: Don't distribute src/buildobj.h. (Bug#7167)
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14 INSTALL.BZR
@@ -31,13 +31,9 @@ generated files, such as esh-groups.el, and *-loaddefs.el in some
subdirectories of lisp/, e.g. mh-e/ and calendar/) will need to be
updated to reflect new autoloaded functions. If you see errors (rather
than warnings) about undefined lisp functions during compilation, that
-may be the reason. Another symptom may be an error saying that
-"loaddefs.el" could not be found; this is due to a change in the way
-loaddefs.el was handled in version control, and should only happen
-once, for users that are updating old sources. Finally, sometimes
-there can be build failures related to *loaddefs.el (e.g. "required
-feature `esh-groups' was not provided"). In that case, follow the
-instructions below.
+may be the reason. Finally, sometimes there can be build failures
+related to *loaddefs.el (e.g. "required feature `esh-groups' was not
+provided"). In that case, follow the instructions below.
To update loaddefs.el (and similar files), do:
@@ -53,10 +49,6 @@ platform-specific configuration scripts (nt/configure.bat, config.bat,
etc.) before "make bootstrap" or "make"; the rest of the procedure is
applicable to those systems as well.
-Questions, requests, and bug reports about the Bazaar versions of Emacs
-should be sent to bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org rather than gnu.emacs.help.
-Ideally, use M-x report-emacs-bug RET.
-
Because the Bazaar version of Emacs is a work in progress, it will
sometimes fail to build. Please wait a day or so (and check the bug
and development mailing list archives) before reporting such problems.
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