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Re: [AUCTeX] Install report: Emacs and Windows 98

From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] Install report: Emacs and Windows 98
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 11:08:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

* Harald von Aschen (2005-08-09) writes:

> In Mingw I have to set the path-variable to my needs, this is GhostScript, 
> TeXLive and the rest who has aready been in path:
> $ PATH=".:/usr/local/bin:/mingw/bin:/bin: \
> $ export PATH
> After that the installation runs through without any problems and with
> $ ./configure --prefix=g:/tst/emacs-21.3 \
> --with-texmf-dir=f:/Programme/TeXLive/texmf
> and then make and then make install.


> Perhaps this could be a hint in the 
> installation guide for Windows users?

You mean setting $PATH?  I think this can be mentioned in the
installation instructions.  But users should rather set the permanent,
system-wide variable than doing this temporarily in the shell used for
the installation.  In the end, many of the programs in $PATH are
supposed to be found after the installation as well.  And many may not
have variables associated with them which hold the path to the

> Do you still need my config.log file?

As seemingly everything worked, I don't need it anymore.


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