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Re: Help with installing Emacs 23(CVS) to a custom path


From: Suvayu Ali
Subject: Re: Help with installing Emacs 23(CVS) to a custom path
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 08:16:28 -0800
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On Thursday 21 January 2010 07:53 AM, Herbert J. Skuhra wrote:
On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 11:35 PM, Suvayu Ali
<address@hidden>  wrote:
Hi everyone,

I was trying to install Emacs 23 from CVS on a Scientific Linux 4 machine
and ran into some problems. I am limited with write permissions to only my
home area and the /scratchdisk. So I checked out the CVS tree in a directory
in /scratchdisk and built emacs using

Your question about building emacs was already answered.

One side note: the cvs tree is obsolete. The project now uses Bazaar.

http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/#Obtaining

Thanks for pointing this out Herbert, my problem however is I don't have access to bazaar on my machine. Hence I chose the CVS tree. I see that the Savannah project page mentions using rsync or scp, but I don't know how I can do an anonymous checkout with either of them.

Thanks for any pointers.

-Herbert

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Suvayu

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