[cfarm-users] Installing emacs on GCC119/AIX

David Edelsohn dje.gcc at gmail.com
Thu Aug 31 14:12:44 CEST 2017

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 7:30 AM, Jeffrey Walton via cfarm-users
<cfarm-users at lists.tetaneutral.net> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I'd like to install emacs on GCC119/AIX.

GNU Emacs already is installed on gcc119 in /opt/freeware.

> I'm not familiar with AIX or installing into /opt/cfarm. In
> particular, I'm not sure if AIX suffers the ridiculous runtime path
> problems that plague Linux; and how to fix runtime path problems on
> AIX if they exist.
> Does the configure line below need anything added or taken away for AIX?
> Thanks in adavnce.
> ./configure --with-xml2 --with-zlib \
>   --without-x --without-sound --without-xpm \
>   --without-jpeg --without-tiff --without-gif --without-png --without-rsvg \
>   --without-imagemagick --without-xft --without-libotf --without-m17n-flt \
>   --without-xaw3d --without-toolkit-scroll-bars --without-gpm --without-dbus \
>   --without-gconf --without-gsettings --without-makeinfo \
>   --without-compress-install \
>   --prefix=/opt/cfarm

If you want to test building GNU Emacs for some reason, go ahead, but
your build of Emacs will not be installed for general use.

- David

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