1. Nic Ferrier
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Copyright (C) 2001-2011  Free Software Foundation, Inc.
See the end of the file for license conditions.

			 The admin directory

This directory contains scripts and other things useful for developing
and maintaining Emacs.  These files are not part of Emacs releases
because they are not deemed generally useful, and you have to know
what you do when using them.

* Instructions and scripts used to prepare an Emacs release.


Living list of activities that must be completed before the next release.

** make-tarball.txt

Instructions to create pretest or release tarballs, annoucements, etc.

** admin.el

Utilities for setting version numbers and alike.

** make-announcement, make-changelog-diff

Scripts used to prepare release announcements.

* Scripts that can be used to build and test Emacs.

** build-configs

Build Emacs in various configurations.

** make-emacs

Build Emacs in various ways.

** quick-install-emacs

Install emacs quickly (`incrementally').

** alloc-colors.c

A utility program that allocates a given number of colors on X.  Can
be used to debug Emacs with dense colormaps (PseudoColor).

** check-doc-strings

Check doc strings against documentation.

** cus-test.el

Tests for custom types and load problems.

** diff-tar-files

Show files added/removed between two tar files.

Brief description of sub-directories:

charsets		scripts for generating charset map files
			in ../etc/charsets
unidata			scripts for generating character property files
			in ../lisp/international

This file is part of GNU Emacs.

GNU Emacs is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

GNU Emacs is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with GNU Emacs.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
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