emacs-app-devel fails to build under Snow Leopard

Jay Sachs jay+macports at covariant.org
Wed Sep 9 15:52:08 PDT 2009

On Sep 9, 2009, at 3:28 PM, Artemio Gonzalez Lopez wrote:

> On Sep 9, 2009, at 4:00 PM, macports-users-request at lists.macosforge.org 
>  wrote:
>> On Sep 5, 2009, at 10:47 AM, CHENG Gao wrote:
>>> With YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu's help, I get it build successfully (from  
>>> cvs
>>> source, not macports). Only 32bit Emacs can be built, as:
>>> $CC='gcc -arch i386' ./configure --with-ns --disable-ns-self- 
>>> contained
>>> --without-dbus
>>> $make bootstrap
>>> Setting -disable-ns-self-contained does not matter. It's just my
>>> style.
>>> If you have dbus installed (from Macports or source), you need to
>>> use --without-dbus, otherwise it fails.
>>> In this case I think emacs-app-devel Portfile can be revised to
>>> achieve
>>> successful build.
>> Thank you. I can confirm that this works. I built from HEAD this
>> morning.  Just to be clear, this didn't work with the 2009-01-04
>> version from CVS, which is what the current Portfile specifies, nor
>> does it work for release 23.1, which the emacs-app port specifies.
>> (Neither of those failures surprised me.) Also, I had ncurses and
>> ncursesw installed with the "+universal" variant (which for me
>> includes i386). I'm not sure if that's required or not.
> What exact version of emacs did you build, and how? I tried this tip  
> with 22.3 (since Cheng Gao stated that it doesn't work with 23.1),  
> with both

I used HEAD of the CVS tree from yesterday morning (about 1400 GMT).

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