[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: How to compile a portable emacs for Linux?

From: Suvayu Ali
Subject: Re: How to compile a portable emacs for Linux?
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 13:25:48 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2011-07-01)

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 09:28:13AM +0200, Pascal J. Bourguignon wrote:
> Suvayu Ali <> writes:
> > On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 08:44:37PM -0700, Jason Rumney wrote:
> >> 
> >> Don't make install. Just copy the results of make (.o and .c files can
> >> be omitted if you are short on space).  If Emacs finds it is not
> >> installed in the configured path, it will assume that it is running
> >> uninstalled, and will look for files relative to its location in the
> >> src directory.
> >> 
> >
> > I do not think that will work; what about linked libraries?  It will
> > work only when the linked libraries are at the same location on the
> > different systems, at least that is what I recall when I wanted
> > something like this myself a few years back.
> You can copy the linked libraries you need and use LD_LIBRARY_PATH to
> tell emacs where they are.

I did not think of this!  Thanks a lot, if I need it again I'll try


Open source is the future. It sets us free.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]