Testing Release of 2.4.0 Development Branch

Baris Erkus bariserkus at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 30 08:21:08 UTC 2020

On 30-Oct-20 1:09 AM, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
> Hi, everyone,
> We are beginning the process of moving towards the next major release of
> LyX, which will be 2.4.0. Toward that end, we have prepared a 'testing'
> release. Please note that this is very much for testing. We do not
> necessarily recommend that anyone use it for daily work, although some
> of us do. (Be aware that you may have to deal with some bugs and that
> files edited with 2.4.x cannot be opened in 2.3.x without being exported
> to that format.)
> Both source code and binaries for Windows and OSX can be found here:
>      http://ftp.lyx.org/ftp/pub/lyx/devel/lyx-2.4/
> Binaries for various Linux distros may or may not be available from
> their associated repositories. (But, if you are on Linux, you should not
> have too much trouble compiling the source. If you need help, just ask.)
> We will greatly appreciate any reports on how well these packages work!
> You can post comments either to lyx-users or to lyx-devel.
> Riki
Would it be possible to set it up seperately, while keeping the current 
stable LyX Particularly Windows.

I know I have several installations of LyX on my PC and I did not have 
any issue using them all. Will this be the case for the test release?


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