Commit 908477d9 authored by David J. MacKenzie's avatar David J. MacKenzie

Formerly INSTALL.~33~

parent 3ae888e8
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Note that `configure' doesn't do any compilation or installation
itself. It just creates the files that influence those things:
`./Makefile', `build-install', and `./src/config.h'. For details on
exactly what it does, see the section called `CONFIGURATION BY HAND',
below.
`./Makefile', `lib-src/Makefile', `oldXMenu/Makefile',
`lwlib/Makefile', `src/Makefile', and `./src/config.h'. For details
on exactly what it does, see the section called `CONFIGURATION BY
HAND', below.
When it is done, `configure' prints a description of what it did and
leaves a copy in the file `config.status'. That file is also a shell
......@@ -269,7 +270,7 @@ Here is a complete list of the variables you may want to set.
`datadir' indicates where to put the architecture-independent
read-only data files that Emacs refers to while it runs; it
defaults to /usr/local/lib. We create the following
defaults to /usr/local/share. We create the following
subdirectories under `datadir':
- `emacs/VERSION/lisp', containing the Emacs lisp library, and
- `emacs/VERSION/etc', containing the Emacs tutorial, the DOC
......@@ -281,17 +282,17 @@ Here is a complete list of the variables you may want to set.
same time; this means that you don't have to make Emacs
unavailable while installing a new version.
`statedir' indicates where to put architecture-independent data files
`sharedstatedir' indicates where to put architecture-independent data files
that Emacs modifies while it runs; it defaults to
/usr/local/lib as well. We create the following
subdirectories under `statedir':
/usr/local/com. We create the following
subdirectories under `sharedstatedir':
- `emacs/lock', containing files indicating who is editing
what, so Emacs can detect editing clashes between
users.
`libdir' indicates where to put architecture-specific data files that
Emacs refers to as it runs; it too defaults to `/usr/local/lib'.
We create the following subdirectories under `libdir':
`libexecdir' indicates where to put architecture-specific data files that
Emacs refers to as it runs; it defaults to `/usr/local/libexec'.
We create the following subdirectories under `libexecdir':
- `emacs/VERSION/CONFIGURATION-NAME', containing executable
programs used by Emacs that users are not expected to run
themselves.
......@@ -323,7 +324,7 @@ Here is a complete list of the variables you may want to set.
`prefix' doesn't give a path for any specific part of Emacs; instead,
its value is used to determine the defaults for all the
architecture-independent path variables - `datadir',
`statedir', `infodir', and `mandir'. Its default value is
`sharedstatedir', `infodir', and `mandir'. Its default value is
`/usr/local'; the other variables add on `lib' or `man' to it
by default.
......@@ -337,7 +338,7 @@ Here is a complete list of the variables you may want to set.
`exec_prefix' serves the same purpose as `prefix', but instead
determines the default values for the architecture-dependent
path variables - `bindir' and `libdir'.
path variables - `bindir' and `libexecdir'.
The above variables serve analogous purposes in the makefiles for all
GNU software; here are some variables specific to Emacs.
......@@ -365,12 +366,12 @@ GNU software; here are some variables specific to Emacs.
(which see), is `/usr/local/lib/emacs/VERSION/etc'.
`lockdir' indicates the directory where Emacs keeps track of its
locking information. Its default value, based on `statedir'
locking information. Its default value, based on `sharedstatedir'
(which see), is `/usr/local/lib/emacs/lock'.
`archlibdir' indicates where Emacs installs and expects the
executable files and other architecture-dependent data it uses
while running. Its default value, based on `libdir' (which
while running. Its default value, based on `libexecdir' (which
see), is `/usr/local/lib/emacs/VERSION/CONFIGURATION-NAME'
(where VERSION and CONFIGURATION-NAME are as described above).
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