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Re: hork point in ~/.emacs: -Q and --debug outputs in terminal & *Messag

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: hork point in ~/.emacs: -Q and --debug outputs in terminal & *Messages*
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2020 15:47:13 +0300

> From: ken <>
> Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2020 08:24:01 -0400
> On 8/28/20 9:19 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> From: ken <>
> >> Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 09:02:39 -0400
> >>
> >>>> "rpm -ql emacs|grep emacs.pdmp" returns nothing.
> > What does "rpm -ql emacs" display?
> # rpm -ql emacs
> /etc/skel/.gnu-emacs
> /usr/bin/ebrowse
> /usr/bin/emacs
> /usr/bin/emacsclient
> /usr/lib/emacs
> /usr/lib/emacs/27.1
> /usr/lib/emacs/27.1/x86_64-suse-linux
> /usr/lib/emacs/27.1/x86_64-suse-linux/hexl
> /usr/lib/emacs/27.1/x86_64-suse-linux/rcs2log
> /usr/lib/emacs/27.1/x86_64-suse-linux/update-game-score

So they use /usr/lib/emacs/27.1/x86_64-suse-linux/ instead of
/usr/libexec/emacs/27.1/x86_64-suse-linux/.  I believe this is the old

OK, but this RPM is AFAIU simply busted: they didn't include the
emacs.pdmp file, which is now a must, and AFAIU should have been in

(Not the reason for your problems, but I see that the Info files of
the manuals that come with Emacs are also not there.  So you have no
documentation of Emacs 27.1 installed.)

So please take this up with the distro which you are using: either
they made a mistake or you didn't install everything you need to for
Emacs 27.1 to be operable.

It would be meaningless to try to solve the other problems you had
during startup, before you resolve this fundamental installation
problem.  Emacs 27 is not supposed to be used without the .pdmp file.

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