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bug#21050: OSX install bug


From: Guillaume J. Charmes
Subject: bug#21050: OSX install bug
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:40:33 -0600

Thanks! I was missing the `--without-ns`. Works fine now.


On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 12:15 PM, Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote:
"Guillaume J. Charmes" wrote:

> When trying to install master from osx homebrew, it fails.
> https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/issues/41630#issuecomment-120743152
>
> It appears that the issue comes from emacs:
>> make install isn't installing to the prefix passed to configure.
>
> To reproduce:
> `brew install emacs --HEAD --with-ctags`.

(As always, it would be lovely to get a self-contained bug report that
describes what the problem is rather than referring to external sites.)

Anyway, a default build on OS X is now a self-contained Cocoa app.
'make install' assembles the app in nextstep/Emacs.app.
Copy that wherever you like. --prefix is ignored.

If you prefer the old default X11 build, which treats --prefix in the
standard way, configure --without-ns.

This is all explained in NEWS and nextstep/INSTALL, AFAICS.


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