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Re: Emacspeak 9.0
There are a total of three core emacs packages available at RedHat.
You'll need two of them:
A common package called something like emacs-20.3...
Which you'll need in every case. Now you can choose if you want
an Emacs which runs in the terminal but and has X enhancements (mouse
support..). If you want this, then you have to grab the emacs-X11-20...
If you don't want X enhancements (but it runs in the Xterminal window
too!), then you'll grab emacs-nox-20.... Size difference between
emacs-X11-20 and emacs-nox-20 is about 100k (compressed).
blinux == http://www.hzo.cubenet.de/blinux/
ios++ == http://www.leb.net/hzo/ioscount/
On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, Whistler wrote:
> I will go and re-get the emacspeak rpm from the Blinux site. As for your
> suggestion of installing the x11 stuff the problem is I am on a laptop I
> have only 1 gig free for linux and I can't have all the space taken up by
> x11 maybe there should be two rpm's one for xwindows one without?
> Ken /whsitler
> On Mon, 1 Feb 1999 email@example.com wrote:
> > I'm cc'ing to the emacspeak list so this will get in the archives.
> > > Well being that I didn't install xwindows it first errored and said that I
> > > didn't have emacs in the /usr/bin. Well that is because when you don't
> > > install xwindows it installs emacs as emacs-nox. From there it said error
> > > with dtk_voice. I just tryed compiling the emacs tgz file and it to
> > > errors right there could this be a problem with redhat 5.2?
> > 1: either create a symlink called emacs in /usr/bin pointing to
> > emacs-nox or install the emacs-X11 package (with the attendant XFree86
> > packages to keep the dependencies satisfied).
> > 2: exactly what error messages are being generated by exactly
> > which commands?
> > 3: this is most likely not a problem with redhat 5.2--although you
> > would want to check their errata pages when you think this is or might
> > be possible.
> > 4: do you have all the programs required by emacspeak installed?
> > --Will
> > (i append some of my previous post as it contains information you
> > still want to consider.)
> > > > the 9.0 source tarball has a bug which ignores the DTK_* environment
> > > > variable settings.
> > > >
> > [snip]
> > > > however, you will want to install X to keep some emacs packages happy
> > > > as their authors write for an X-aware emacs (which is not the same as
> > > > an emacs running under X).
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