OP said that it was from an xterm, so DISPLAY would be set
automatically. Not that you can't unset it if you want... :)
Doesn't either fink or macports have an X-enabled emacs?
On 10/24/07, Rich Cook <email@hidden> wrote:
> Just one comment:
> DISPLAY needs to be set! Don't forget that bit.
> export DISPLAY=:0
> On Oct 24, 2007, at 8:27 AM, email@hidden wrote:
> > My iMac is just a few weeks old.
> > I've installed the X11 and X11 SDK packages and have not
> > modified any environment setting files yet.
> > When I read the man page for emacs on this machine, it
> > seems to say it is a version that recognizes X11 running
> > and takes advantage of that. However it only seems to run
> > a terminal version when I execute the emacs command from
> > an X11 xterm session.
> > Am I missing some environment variable this emacs needs,
> > or does the iMac standard distribution only come with a
> > terminal-only emacs?
> > Thanks
> > Ken
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