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Re: emacsclient not working as documented

From: Sparky
Subject: Re: emacsclient not working as documented
Date: 26 Apr 2004 05:37:15 -0700

Benjamin Rutt <> wrote in message > 

> CVS is pretty easy to learn, but to help you get started building
> emacs from CVS, here are the basic commands I use:
> $ cd /tmp
> $ mkdir emacsbuild
> $ cd emacsbuild
> $ export CVS_RSH=ssh
> $ cvs -z3 -d co emacs
> $ cd emacs
> $ ./configure
> $ make bootstrap
> $ su -c 'make install'
> Then, to try it out, just run /usr/local/bin/emacs.
> If the build fails, you can always replace the cvs command with 
> cvs -z3 -d co -D "2 days ago" 
> emacs
> and keep trying larger values for the 2 in "2 days ago" until you get
> checkout one that builds.
> Hope this helps,

Thanks very much for the instructions - much appreciated. It all
worked perfectly and emacsclient is indeed working as expected from
the command line now. I don't imagine many people use the jump to
column feature in emacs, but it will be a lifesaver when editing music
notation in lilypond.

Many thanks


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