Updating emacs fails
John R. Levine
johnl at iecc.com
Mon Oct 24 14:19:00 UTC 2011
> Yes, that's just what I did, and I got an emacs that was linked against
> the port version of ncurses. It worked fine.
I deinstalled and rebuilt and reinstalled the ncurses port, and now emacs
builds fine. Gaaah. I think the former version was the package that gets
installed with 8.2, but reconstructing the former state would be a
So, uh, I guess we chalk it up to bit rot. "Never mind."
I have a couple of other ports that fail in similar ways, but I think I'll
wiggle a few more moving parts before reporting the problem.
John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
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