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Bug 5825

Summary: Non-X Emacs fails due to missing file
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Mike Bird <mgb>
Component: emacsAssignee: Cristian Gafton <gafton>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: 6.1CC: gleblanc, mgb, pbrown
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Description Mike Bird 1999-10-11 08:43:16 UTC
I installed i386 RH 6.1 and chose the Server configuration.

After succesful install, Emacs fails due to missing file:

This can be fixed, albeit inelegantly, by installing:

The fix is non-obvious unless you have an old RH to query!

The install was from the CD-ROM image on

We'll be buying 6.1 Professional as soon as it's out.


Comment 1 Gregory Leblanc 2000-01-29 06:44:59 UTC
I've confirmed this bug on two systems, it's not a problem specific to Intel, it
also happens on SPARC.  Sounds like there's a glitch in the .spec file.

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-04 02:52:59 UTC
*** Bug 6224 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-04 02:57:59 UTC
*** Bug 8964 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Preston Brown 2000-02-16 15:18:59 UTC
Cristian, how do you want to fix this for 6.2?

Comment 5 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-16 16:26:59 UTC
Still tryiong to figure out how to make the damn .elc files recompile when
rebuilding emacs.

Comment 6 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-16 22:45:59 UTC
fixed in the devel tree.

Comment 7 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-17 14:50:59 UTC
*** Bug 9522 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***