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Emacs Anyone?

From: Steven Nunez
Subject: Emacs Anyone?
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:02:24 +0000 (UTC)

Greetings all,

Is anyone out there using emacs 25 (or any other version) with GNUStep? I'm running into many of the same problems described in this thread:


but none of the solutions there work for me. This might be because I'm running on FreeBSD, but I would not have thought that to make a huge difference. I've also seen it mentioned that "Emacs can be built and run under GNUstep, but there are still issues to be addressed. Interested developers should contact the emacs-devel mailing list." (https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/GNUstep-Support.html#GNUstep-Support) This seems to be confirmed in several other posts related to the topic that I came across whilst searching (crashes, font problems, etc.)

Specifically, I can't get passed:

checking AppKit/AppKit.h usability... no
checking AppKit/AppKit.h presence... no
configure: error: The include files (AppKit/AppKit.h etc) that are required for a Nextstep build are missing or cannot be compiled.

The config line for FreeBSD 11 (zsh), with GNUStep installed from packages:

env CFLAGS=-DGNUSTEP ./configure --with-ns --with-gnustep-conf=/usr/local/GNUstep.conf

Given all the difficulty that seems to surround this, I thought I would confirm that it will actually work before banging my head on this one too much longer.

Anyone got it working?

    - Steve

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