Subject: Re: emacs package
To: Martin Weber" , "Richard Rauch <>
From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/12/2001 19:48:45
> > 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
> bash-2.04$ 
> 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 :)

How badly does it bleat if you, for instance,
    ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/
(pick any library that exists?)