Your message dated Fri, 11 Aug 2017 18:38:25 +0000
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and subject line Bug#871627: Removed package(s) from unstable
has caused the Debian Bug report #526715,
regarding perl-mode: $' not recognized as a variable
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Package: emacs22-common
Version: 22.3+1-1.1
Severity: normal

$ cat
$_ = 'truc';
print $';
print "\n";
$ emacs22 -q

emacs22 highlights the ; in «print $';» and the last line as a string. $' is a variable and should be recognized as such.

PS. emacs23 version 23.1+1-2 behaves likewise.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
 APT prefers testing
APT policy: (900, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (100, 'unstable'), (20, 'intrepid'), (10, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-1-core2 (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages emacs22-common depends on:
ii dpkg Debian package management system ii emacsen-common 1.4.19 Common facilities for all emacsen

emacs22-common recommends no packages.

Versions of packages emacs22-common suggests:
ii emacs22-common-non-dfsg 22.3+1-1 GNU Emacs shared, architecture ind
ii  emacs22-el                    22.3+1-1.1 GNU Emacs LISP (.el) files

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Version: 24.5+1-11+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package emacs24 has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see

The version of this package that was in Debian prior to this removal
can still be found using

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