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GNU Emacs Installation Guide
Copyright (c) 1992 Free software Foundation, Inc.
Copyright (c) 1992, 1994 Free software Foundation, Inc.
Permission is granted to anyone to make or distribute verbatim copies
of this document as received, in any medium, provided that the
......@@ -26,12 +26,12 @@ insufficient, you will get an error in the command `temacs -batch -l
loadup dump', found in `./src/Makefile.in.in', or possibly when
running the final dumped Emacs.
Building Emacs requires about 30 Mb of disk space (including the Emacs
Building Emacs requires about 50 Mb of disk space (including the Emacs
sources). Once installed, Emacs occupies about 20 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 30+20 Mb.
then the installation procedure momentarily requires 50+20 Mb.
2) Consult `./etc/MACHINES' to see what configuration name you should
give to the `configure' program. That file sometimes offers hints for
......@@ -62,8 +62,10 @@ only be necessary if you have your X Window System files installed in
unusual places.
You can specify toolkit operation when you configure Emacs; use the
option --with-x-toolkit=athena, --with-x-toolkit=motif, or
--with-x-toolkit=open-look.
option --with-x-toolkit.
Note: on some systems, it does not work to use the toolkit with shared
libraries.
The `--run-in-place' option sets up default values for the path
variables in `./Makefile' so that Emacs will expect to find its data
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site-load.el for additional libraries if you arrange for their
documentation strings to be in the etc/DOC file (see
src/Makefile.in.in if you wish to figure out how to do that). For all
else, use site-load.el.
else, use site-init.el.
Note that, on some systems, the code you place in site-init.el must
not use expand-file-name or any other function which may look
something up in the system's password and user information database.
See `./PROBLEMS' for more details on which systems this affects.
This file is nonexistent in the distribution. You do not need to
create it if you have nothing to put in it.
The `site-*.el' files are nonexistent in the distribution. You do not
need to create them if you have nothing to put in them.
6) Refer to the file `./etc/TERMS' for information on fields you may
wish to add to various termcap entries. The files `./etc/termcap.ucb'
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in `./lib-src' to their final destinations, as selected in `./src/paths.h'.
Strictly speaking, not all of the executables in `./lib-src' need be copied.
- The programs `cvtmail', `emacsserver', `env', `fakemail', `hexl',
- The programs `cvtmail', `emacsserver', `fakemail', `hexl',
`movemail', `timer', `vcdiff', `wakeup', and `yow' are used by
Emacs; they do need to be copied.
- The programs `etags', `ctags', `emacsclient', `b2m', and `rcs2log'
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Installation on MSDOG (a.k.a. MSDOS)
To install on MSDOG, you need to have the GNU C compiler (also known
as djgpp), GNU Make, rm, mv, chmod, and sed. Type these commands:
To install on MSDOG, you need to have the GNU C compiler for MSDOG
(also known as djgpp), GNU Make, rm, mv, chmod, and sed. Type these
commands:
config msdos
make install
To save disk space, Emacs is built in-place. As the /usr/local/
subtree does not exist on most MSDOG systems, the executables are
placed in /emacs/bin/.
To save disk space, Emacs is built with the idea that you will execute
it from the same place in the file system where you built it. As the
/usr/local/ subtree does not exist on most MSDOG systems, the
executables are placed in /emacs/bin/.
MSDOG is a not a multi-tasking operating system, so Emacs features
that depend on multitasking will not work. Synchronous subprocesses
do work.
MSDOG is a not a multitasking operating system, so Emacs features such
as asynchronous subprocesses that depend on multitasking will not
work. Synchronous subprocesses do work.
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