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Re: Compiling CVS Emacs with X toolkit

From: Robert Thorpe
Subject: Re: Compiling CVS Emacs with X toolkit
Date: 23 Nov 2006 09:22:20 -0800
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Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 23 Nov 2006 06:59:08 -0800, "Robert Thorpe" <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Mathias Dahl wrote:
> >> Since upgradring my GNU/Linux installation from Mandrake 10.1 Official
> >> to Mandriva Free 2007, my CVS Emacs build does not get any X
> >> capabilities. I use the same script (cd prj/emacs; cvs update;
> >> ./configure; make etc...) as I did before.
> >>
> >> Of course I understand that this has to do with the new install and
> >> that I lack some "blabla-devel-y.z" libraries, but I find it hard to
> >> figure out exactly which I lack. Using rpmdrake (which is a very nice
> >> tool), there is a jungle of different libs for "X" to choose from. I
> >> don't care much about which toolkit I use although GTK would be nice.
> >>
> >> Any pointers?
> >>
> >> Maybe this question would be more valid in some Mandria forum, I don't
> >> know...
> >
> > Do what Giorgos said.  The libraries Emacs uses are libXt and libXaw,
> > as far as I can remember.
> Right... and a few other X11-related libraries.
>    % address@hidden:/home/keramida$ emacs --batch --eval '(princ (format 
> "%s\n" (version)))'
>    % GNU Emacs (i386-unknown-freebsd7.0, X toolkit)
>    %  of 2006-11-22 on kobe
>    % address@hidden:/home/keramida$ ldd /opt/emacs/bin/emacs
>    % /opt/emacs/bin/emacs:

Wow.  I haven't even heard of some of those libraries.  It looks like
image support is the reason for most of those libs being needed.  Emacs
has changed a lot since v20.7 when I looked at this last.

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