[OS X Emacs] Installing newer version of org-mode
Thomas S. Dye
tsd at tsdye.com
Sun Jul 5 15:49:02 EDT 2009
I am definitely into doing these things the simple way.
The org-mode manual leaves me confused, though. If I add the two
lines to my .emacs, as you suggest, is it still necessary to change
the org-mode Makefile? I think the org-mode manual can be read either
way on this.
On Jul 5, 2009, at 9:18 AM, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> On Jul 5,2009, at 9:39 AM, Thomas S. Dye wrote:
>> I've been using org-mode quite a bit lately, enough to discover
>> that I'd like to use features added recently. The org-mode in
>> Aquamacs is 5.23a; the current org-mode release is 6.28. What is
>> the best way to install a new org-mode so it works with Aquamacs?
> In order to make it easy for me to keep up with nightly builds, I
> did this the simple way. In my .emacs file (the preferences file), I
> just added two lines pointing emacs to the newer orgmode directory.
> I stored the latter side by side with Aquamacs in a directory. The
> instructions for this are also in the orgmode manual, right near the
> top. I store Aquamacs in a user Applications directory on my
> machine, so the two lines in my file look like this:
> (setq load-path (cons "~/Applications/Text/Aquamacs/org-6.28e/lisp"
> (setq load-path (cons "~/Applications/Text/Aquamacs/org-6.28e/
> contrib/lisp" load-path))
> Now I can upgrade Aquamacs any time I like without having to re-
> upgrade orgmode.
> -- Michael
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