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Re: bzr emacs


From: Anselm Helbig
Subject: Re: bzr emacs
Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2009 09:56:38 +0100

At Mon, 28 Dec 2009 18:38:16 -0800 (PST),
Cena Mayo <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> On Dec 28, 5:54 pm, Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Cena  Mayo <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> > > How do I start emacs?  'emacs' doesn't work at the command line.
> > > (Using Gentoo linux.)
> >
> > After the build, the emacs executable is in the src/ subdirectory. You
> > can execute it from there.
> >
> > If you want to execute emacs as any other application, install it with
> >
> > sudo make install
> >
> > This is explained on the emacs INSTALL and/or README files.
> >
> > --
> > Óscar
> Oscar,
> 
> Thanks for your reply.  However,  I did follow the INSTALL.BZR file
> for installation instructions. (Including doing a make install.)
> Going into the /src directory still generates an 'emacs: command not
> found' error.

Did you get any errors for `make install'? You need root privileges to
write to /usr/local/, you know. Emacs should end up in
/usr/local/bin. Is /usr/local/bin in your PATH? What does "echo $PATH"
say on the command line? Is there an emacs executable in
/usr/local/bin?

HTH, 

Anselm


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