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Re: [ITP] xemacs: A powerful, highly customizable open source texteditor and application development system
>>>>> "Charles" == Charles Wilson writes:
Charles> Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
Charles> Which windowing mode are you proposing?
Charles> Well, then there's probably no conflict between your propsed version and
Charles> the mswindowing one distributed by Andy.
No, Andy even suggested to provide support for windows in the build too.
Charles> Hmm...I like the athena xaw3d stuff, personally (and it's lighter-wieght
Charles> than lesstif). I'll see if I can't find my old build recipe.
Charles> --with-scrollbars=lucid \
Charles> --with-menubars=lucid \
Charles> --with-dialogs=athena \
Charles> --with-widgets=athena \
Charles> --with-athena=3d \
I tried it but I don't like it, the Motif stuff looks much nicer.
Charles> Also, if this is an X build, then it ought to have --prefix=/usr/X11R6
other distros seem to put in under /usr/bin ...
Charles> -- but perhaps you might want the following package-path instead, so
Charles> that native and X versions of XEmacs can share the same packages? And
Charles> shouldn't they go into the share heirarchy, instead of lib?
But as I told you, you don't have to specify ~/.xemacs it's prepended automatically when it
Charles> Now, many of the files under /usr/lib/xemacs-21.4.14 are cross-platform,
Charles> and REALLY should be in the /usr/share heirarchy. Infact, I believe
Charles> that EVERYTHING under /usr/lib/xemacs-21.4.14/ EXCEPT for
Charles> /usr/lib/xemacs-21.4.14/i686-pc-cygwin/ should be moved to
Charles> /usr/share/xemacs-21.4.14/. To do this, I think you need to specify
Charles> I think you also need to apply this patch taken from the Mandrake RPM
Charles> (sorry for the linewrapping)
and a little more :-)
Charles> --- xemacs-21.4.9/lisp/find-paths.el.warly 2002-09-07
Charles> 20:30:28.000000000 +0200
Charles> +++ xemacs-21.4.9/lisp/find-paths.el 2002-09-09 12:23:30.000000000 +0200
Charles> @@ -103,7 +103,7 @@
Charles> ;; installed
Charles> (paths-file-readable-directory-p (paths-construct-path (list directory
Charles> - "lib"
Charles> + "share"
Charles> ;; in-place or windows-nt
Charles> Now, --with-site-lisp is deprecated, so I wouldn't recommend copying
Charles> that. I also suspect that --with-dragndrop won't work with an X-based
Charles> build of XEmacs on cygwin (at least, not in the way we Windows denizens
Charles> would expect...an X-only drag-n-drop wouldn't be that helpful.
I enabled it anyway.
Charles> FWIW, on my Mandrake system, the following files are in an
Charles> "xemacs-extras" package:
I'll create two extra packages, xemacs-tags (all the tags stuff) and xemacs-emacs-common
(b2m and rcs-checkin)
Charles> There's a problem with your proposed distribution: you *MUST* distribute
Charles> all relevant source code, including libraries. It's not acceptable for
Charles> us to provide an xemacs binary which is linked against a static LDAP
Charles> library yet not also provide the source for that LDAP library.
Charles> I'm afraid you'll either need to turn off LDAP support, or ITP an LDAP
See upcoming ITP announcement.