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Date:      Tue, 26 Nov 1996 10:12:31 +0100 (MET)
From:      Oystein Soreide <oystein@frosk.zoo.uib.no>
To:        Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
Cc:        JKtheOWL@aol.com, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: packages and associated libraries
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.961126100447.26960B-100000@frosk.zoo.uib.no>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSI.3.94.961125232825.1884Q-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>

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If you are familiar with compiling GNU software, there is not difficult=20
to compile the newest version of emacs. I installed emacs 19.34.2 on my=20
machine with x-support when the one in the distribution did not function.=
=20
( I have release 2.1.5 of FreeBSD).

=D8ystein



On Mon, 25 Nov 1996, Doug White wrote:

> On Sat, 23 Nov 1996 JKtheOWL@aol.com wrote:
>=20
> > In loading emacs, it installs with no error messages but will not run,
> > failing to locate libXmu.so.6.0.  Where is this? Where is emacs (emacs-=
19.31)
> > supposed to be? What libraries need to be where? This typifies the prob=
lems I
> > had in loading the software originally.
>=20
> It's looking for an X component.  You need to run configure (I think) wit=
h
> --without-x so that it will not try to build for X.  See the README for
> information.
>=20
> > 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=
.
>=20
> That 14 mb monster is all you need.  :)
>=20
> Doug White                              | University of Oregon =20
> Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
> http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major
>=20

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=D8ystein S=F8reide
Institute of Zoology, University of Bergen
Allegt 36, 5007 Bergen
Norway
Phone # +47 55 58 20 13 (study office)

e-mail: Oystein.Soreide@frosk.zoo.uib.no
    or: Oystein.Soreide@zoo.uib.no
    or: s106@lstud.ii.uib.no






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