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Re: [O] How to install contributions to org-mode such as org-contacts?

From: Marius Hofert
Subject: Re: [O] How to install contributions to org-mode such as org-contacts?
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 14:58:57 +0200

Dear Brian,

thanks a lot. It's working now.

I followed the instructions, but (erroneously) thought that the copying to some 
folder and using load-path is not required. 



On 2011-10-28, at 14:23 , Brian van den Broek wrote:

> On 28 October 2011 14:07, Marius Hofert <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I downloaded and successfully installed the latest version org-mode (M-x 
>> org-version shows 7.7). I was hoping to get org-contacts with it, too, but 
>> when putting (require 'org-contacs) in .emacs, I obtain:
>> Warning (initialization): An error occurred while loading 
>> `/Users/mhofert/.emacs':
>> File error: Cannot open load file, org-contacts
>> To ensure normal operation, you should investigate and remove the
>> cause of the error in your initialization file.  Start Emacs with
>> the `--debug-init' option to view a complete error backtrace.
>> Org-contacts is one of the contributions and can be found in org-7.7/contrib.
>> How can I install this org-mode contribution (on Mac OS X 10.7.2 with GNU 
>> Emacs 23.3 (9.0))?
>> I installed the latest org-mode version by setting (in ./Makefile):
>>  EMACS=/Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS//emacs
>>  lispdir=/Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/lisp/
>>  infodir=/Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/info
>> I checked the contribution README, but that didn't tell  me how to install 
>> org-mode ocntributions.
>> Cheers,
>> Marius
> Marius,
> Do you do what the fine manual suggests?:
> If you plan to use code from the contrib subdirectory, do a similar
> step for this directory:
>     (setq load-path (cons "~/path/to/orgdir/contrib/lisp" load-path))
> http://orgmode.org/manual/Installation.html#Installation
> Best,
> Brian vdB

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