[rant] keeping policy in HAL

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Mon Dec 1 02:19:58 PST 2008

From: "Nicolas Mailhot" <nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 10:58:17 +0100 (CET)

> If there is somethign obvious here, is that emacs maintainers didn't
> made due diligence by any reasonable definition. Even the kernel made
> major changes (devfs, sysfs, etc) in the time it took for emacs folks
> to admit there was a problem.

You can run binaries compiled 15 years ago for Linux and they
work and run just fine on today's kernels.

Yet my emacs fonts are fux0red, my input device specifications in my
xorg.conf file are completely ignored, and MetaSendsEscape no longer
works with my xterms, with the current X server.

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