Subject: Re: emacs package
To: Wayne Cuddy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wiz <email@example.com>
Date: 12/12/2001 17:49:12
In article <20011211110055.A10404@crb-web.com> Wayne Cuddy wrote:
> On my one of my non-X boxes I installed the emacs package from the CD using
> pkg_add. After installing it, it would not start because it was compiled with
> X windows support. The package did not list anything in the requires section
> and did not attempt to install any dependencies. How do I find out if this
> has been fixed and if not report it to the maintainer?
The binary packages get built with default values for variables (from
bsd.pkg.defaults.mk). In the case of emacs, this includes X support.
If you want to have a non-X emacs, you'll have to build it yourself,
in your /etc/mk.conf set.
It seems pkg_add doesn't check the dependency on X, currently.
Thomas Klausner - firstname.lastname@example.org
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is itself a shaper of ideas. -- Dale Spender