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Re: [O] emacs24-starter-kit and Aquamacs 3.0

From: Vikas Rawal
Subject: Re: [O] emacs24-starter-kit and Aquamacs 3.0
Date: Thu, 15 May 2014 21:41:20 +0200

This thread is rather off-topic for this list. Isn’t it? 

But since we have a hugely tolerant community, it is perhaps okay.

I have a homebrew install, with a symbolic link to /Applications/Emacs.app. 
Works just fine. 


On 15-May-2014, at 8:51 pm, Thomas S. Dye <address@hidden> wrote:

> Aloha all,
> Macports has an emacs-app that bundles all the files in
> /Applications/MacPorts/Emacs.app/
> We use this at work and find it convenient.
> All the best,
> Tom
> Rick Frankel <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 2014-05-15 10:31, Vikas Rawal wrote:
>>> Probably not the answer you want, but as a long-time mac and emacs
>>> user, my suggestion would be to use the vanilla os x version of emacs.
>>> The "nextstep" build of emacs runs as a native app,
>>> You are suggesting to a Mac user to build his own Emacs?
>>> Do you know what that takes?
>>> About 10 minutes :-)
>>> I just realized that it is even possible to download it prebuilt.
>>> I recommend a homebrew-based install of emacs.
>>> I like the version available from railwaycat/emacsmacport tap
>>> (https://github.com/railwaycat/emacs-mac-port [1]).
>> Not familiar w/ emacsports, will take a look at it this weekend. My
>> problem w/ the homebrew install (and i'm a homebrew fan) is that
>> i prefer the "all-in-one" (--with-ns) package and not having the app
>> spread around /usr/local in unix fashion the way the homebrew install
>> works.
>> Personally, i used homebrew to install the build dependencies
>> (autoconf, automake, imagemagick, etc) and the git mirror of the emacs
>> trunk (http://git.sv.gnu.org/emacs.git) YMMV.
>> rick
> -- 
> Thomas S. Dye
> http://www.tsdye.com

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