Subject: Re: emacs package
To: Richard Rauch <>
From: Martin Weber <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/12/2001 20:39:47
On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 01:23:57PM -0600, Richard Rauch wrote:
> [how to search bugs and report them]
> In the particular case of emacs, there's an option (-nw) that lets you
> tell it NOT to use X.  You could wrap emacs up in a script that invokes
> the real emacs with the option to disable using X.  (Also, if you link to
> the machine from a system that is running X, you might want to have X
> support there.  Something to think about before you disable it completely
> in your copy of emacs by rebuilding.  (^&)

bash-2.04$ emacs -nw
Shared object "" not found

I know the problem, switched to vi(m) ages ago tho :) It's a pity the -nw
switch doesn't do what it means - or rather, doesn't do it EXACTLY :)

Martin Weber