Commit c5f48ce3 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

Clarification about running executable in place.

parent 0d75540d
......@@ -170,11 +170,14 @@ and `./etc/termcap.dat' may already contain appropriately-modified
entries.
7) Run `make' in the top directory of the Emacs distribution to finish
building Emacs in the standard way. The final executable file will be
named `src/emacs'. If you want to have Emacs's executable programs
and data files installed as well, run `make install'.
By default, Emacs installs its files in the following directories:
building Emacs in the standard way. The final executable file is
named `src/emacs'. You can execute this file "in place" without
copying it, if you wish; then it automatically uses the sibling
directories ../lisp, ../lib-src, ../info.
Or you can "install" the executable and the other Emacs into their
installed locations, with `make install'. By default, Emacs's files
are installed in the following directories:
`/usr/local/bin' holds the executable programs users normally run -
`emacs', `etags', `ctags', `b2m', `emacsclient',
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