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Mark J. Reed wrote:
> 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?
I use emacs built using fink.  Just like emacs on any other platform under X11
so far - no problems.  I prefer it over xemacs so haven't tried the latter under
fink.

michael
>
>
> 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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 >emacs in Mac OS X (From: "email@hidden" <email@hidden>)
 >Re: emacs in Mac OS X (From: Rich Cook <email@hidden>)
 >Re: emacs in Mac OS X (From: "Mark J. Reed" <email@hidden>)



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