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Re: Mentioning Emacs' AUTHORS file in admin/make-tarball.txt.

From: Lute Kamstra
Subject: Re: Mentioning Emacs' AUTHORS file in admin/make-tarball.txt.
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 22:19:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Lute Kamstra <address@hidden> writes:

> It just occurred to me that admin/make-tarball.txt doesn't mention
> Emacs' AUTHORS file.  As I understand it, this file needs to be
> regenerated before a release.  What about the following entry?
> 3.  Regenerate Emacs' AUTHORS file (M-x load-file RET
>     lisp/emacs-lisp/authors.el RET, then M-x authors RET, then save
>     the *Authors* buffer).  This may require fixing syntactically
>     incorrect ChangeLog entries beforehand.

Hmm, I noticed that Miles added an arch tag to the AUTHORS file as
well.  If the file gets regenerated, this tag will disappear.  Is it
useful to have an arch tagline in automatically generated files?  If
so, we should probably hack lisp/emacs-lisp/authors.el to create the


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