[OS X Emacs] Returning to Emacs

Jochen Küpper kuepper.jochen at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 16 05:03:56 EDT 2010

On 16. Apr. 2010, at 09:21, Jonathan Groll wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 08:36:01PM +0200, Jochen Küpper wrote:
>> On 15.04.2010, at 17:19, David Frascone wrote:
>>> 1. Not to start a flame war, but, now that Aquamacs is based on version 23, and cocoa-emacs is not going to be maintained any more, there are only three viable emacsen to choose from: Aquamacs, http://emacsformacosx.com/ and the emacs that comes on OS X in the terminal.  
>> I use Emacs.app from MacPorts:
>> Description:          GNU Emacs is a self-documenting, customizable, extensible real-time display editor. This is a port
>>                     of the latest GNU Emacs source to the OpenStep (or NeXTstep) APIs, as implemented by Cocoa on OS
>>                     X. It differs from Carbon ports of GNU Emacs in that it makes a more concerted attempt from the
>>                     ground up to follow OS X desktop and UI conventions.
>> Homepage:             http://emacs-app.sourceforge.net/
> To be explicit, this should just be regular, vanilla GNU Emacs built
> using the MacPorts[1] build system to satisfy build dependencies and
> perhaps provide a few patches, etc. If built with -ns recent Emacs
> versions build a cocoa app.

the port emacs-app is build with "--with-ns --without-x" …
(the port emacs     is a regular emacs…)


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