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Date:      Mon, 25 Nov 1996 23:29:17 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <>
Subject:   Re: packages and associated libraries
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On Sat, 23 Nov 1996 wrote:

> In loading emacs, it installs with no error messages but will not run,
> failing to locate  Where is this? Where is emacs (emacs-19.31)
> supposed to be? What libraries need to be where? This typifies the problems I
> had in loading the software originally.

It's looking for an X component.  You need to run configure (I think) with
--without-x so that it will not try to build for X.  See the README for

> It would help generally if there was an outline of what should be where, and
> what adjunct files should be downloaded with something like emacs-19.31.

That 14 mb monster is all you need.  :)

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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