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Re: gnus xemacs gentoo starting problems

From: MDG
Subject: Re: gnus xemacs gentoo starting problems
Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2010 12:19:04 +0000
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MDG wrote:
> Katsumi Yamaoka wrote:
>>>>>>> MDG wrote:
>>> hile compiling toplevel forms in file /home/*****/ngnus-0.6/lisp/utf7.el:
>>>   !! File error (("Cannot open load file" "timer"))
>> It looks like you haven't had the recent xemacs-base package
>> installed.  Otherwise, loading timer-funcs.elc may have failed
>> for some reason.  (See mm-util.el, that utf7.el loads.)
>> I recommend you to make sure that all the XEmacs packages are new.
>> FYI, the most recent No Gnus is available in:
> I have unmerged everything related to xemacs that shows up on the
> system, deleted any other xemacs related files, re emrged xemacs 21.4.22
> re emerged the xemacs-base package 2.10 as 2.19 is marked as unstable on
> gentoo xemacs-packages-all 2007.04.27-r1 version on gentoo. and
> recompiled gnus version 0.6 as I seem to have deleted the Makefile from
> 0.10 and 0.6 was working fine before.
> And now it works. not sure why or what changed though.
> One other thing which should probably be in an xemacs group though I
> don't like to transfer an open thread to another group.
>  I should be able to update xemacs packages through the internal xemacs
> packaging system however it complains about not finding nslookup.
> nslookup is defined as depreciated on gentoo. I could probably manualy
> add it in which might work, but could xemacs be set to use a differnt
> program I have hostx but the arguments and data returned would be
> different. I did try (setq efs-nslookup-program "hostx") on the hopefull
> ideas this may work, it does not.

Have found a nother webaite which says nslookup is under bind-tools
Have installed that and the update package system seems to be working

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