Commit e01955df authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris

More INSTALL trivia

parent ad7abc3f
GNU Emacs Installation Guide
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Copyright (C) 1992, 1994, 1996-1997, 2000-2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
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......@@ -209,20 +208,7 @@ DETAILED BUILDING AND INSTALLATION:
see msdos/INSTALL. For later versions of MS Windows, see the file
nt/INSTALL. For GNUstep and Mac OS X, see nextstep/INSTALL.)
1) Make sure your system has enough swapping space allocated to handle
a program whose pure code is 1.5 MB and whose data area is at
least 2.8 MB and can reach 100 MB or more. If the swapping space is
insufficient, you will get an error in the command `temacs -batch -l
loadup dump', found in `./src/', or possibly when
running the final dumped Emacs. (This should not be an issue
on any recent system.)
Building Emacs requires about 230 MB of disk space (including the
Emacs sources). Once installed, Emacs occupies about 120 MB in the file
system where it is installed; this includes the executable files, Lisp
libraries, miscellaneous data files, and on-line documentation. If
the building and installation take place in different directories,
then the installation procedure momentarily requires 230+120 MB.
1) See the basic installation summary above for the disk space requirements.
2) In the unlikely event that `configure' does not detect your system
type correctly, consult `./etc/MACHINES' to see what --host, --build
......@@ -262,7 +248,7 @@ Gtk or Motif, if you have the Xaw3d library installed (see
You can tell configure where to search for GTK by specifying
`--with-pkg-config-prog=PATH' where PATH is the pathname to
pkg-config. Note that GTK version 2.6 or newer is required for Emacs.
Emacs will autolaunch a D-Bus session bus, when the environment
variable DISPLAY is set, but no session bus is running. This might be
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