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Update emacs to 26.1

Authored by Azphreal on May 29 2018, 4:09 AM.



Resubmission of D3022. Resolves T6456.

Announcement email here and full changelog here.

Highlights of this release include:

  • Limited form of concurrency with Lisp threads
  • Support for optional display of line numbers in the buffer
  • Emacs now uses double buffering to reduce flicker on the X Window System
  • Flymake has been completely redesigned
  • TRAMP has a new connection method for Google Drive
  • New single-line horizontal scrolling mode
  • A systemd user unit file is provided
  • Support for 24-bit colors on capable text terminal
Test Plan
  • Ran as single process and daemon modes
  • Enabled systemd user unit file
  • Tested line numbers
  • Edited several files

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Azphreal requested review of this revision.May 29 2018, 4:09 AM
Azphreal created this revision.
This revision is now accepted and ready to land.May 29 2018, 4:50 AM
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