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Re: [AUCTeX] Sharing installations of Emacs on two different OS

From: Joost Kremers
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] Sharing installations of Emacs on two different OS
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 16:57:11 +0200
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On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 02:38:07PM +0000, Frederic wrote:
> However, since I am dual-booting Linux and Vista, and I already have a working
> MikTeX 2.6 installation sur Vista, I was wondering whether it is possible to 
> use
> this installation with my Linux install.

nope. those are windows binaries, which cannot be run under linux. (at
least not without installing additional software, and even then it's not
certain to work.)

> That is, would Emacs be able to find
> the executables and the .sty there? 

emacs doesn't care about .sty files. those belong to latex. emacs just
calls the latex binaries.

> In your opinion, should I do better in installing TeXLive on my Linux 
> Partition?


> If the answer is yes, should I install TexLive before or after Emacs? On
> windows, I am used to install MikTeX before Emacs/Winedt...

it's probably a good idea to install auctex *after* installing texlive, but
emacs and texlive can be installed in any order.

Joost Kremers, PhD
University of Cologne
Institute for German Language and Literature
Albertus Magnus Platz
50923 Cologne, Germany
Tel. +49 221 / 4703807

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