emacs install breaking

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Tue Feb 27 10:16:54 PST 2007

On Feb 27, 2007, at 12:53 PM, Rob MacLeod wrote:

> I don't know a whole lot about it but could the files in this  
> directory have something to do with X window support:?

No, the emacs port contains only the command line version of the  
stable release. For GUI windowing, you should install the emacs-devel  
port with the x11 variant:

port uninstall emacs
port install emacs-devel +x11

I believe that there were a lot of problems with 21.4 and X11 on Mac  
OS X, but the devel port contains a working version. See <http:// 


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