[tex-live] Re: a few problems

Janusz S. Bień jsbien@mimuw.edu.pl
26 Mar 2002 06:55:13 +0100

On Sun, 24 Mar 2002  Lars Madsen <daleif@imf.au.dk> wrote:


> 2) has to do with NT Emacs (didn't know where to write now you'll recieve
> it)
> 2a) The setup of NT Emacs asumes that we're using gnuserv, which is not on
> the CD and since I don't have an internet connection I can't get it on the
> internet. But it works fine without it. I just think that it isn't a very
> good idea asume that people have this installed in the first place.
> The problem then comes with the short-cuts in the Start -> Programs -> GNU
> Emacs and Start -> Programs -> TeXLive -> NTEmacs
> they don;t point the right way
> 2b) The standard setup of NTEmacs also asumes the gnuserv is installed,
> this causes NTEmacs to fail loading the _emacs (or .emacs) file, problem
> solved by outcommenting the two gnuserv lines in
> ../TeXLive/NTEmacs/site-lisp/site-start.el and byte-compile that file.

I reported this problem over a year ago at the TL6 beta stage. Glad to
hear at least one person supports me ;-).

> But it anoyes me that inexperinced users should go through these steps to
> get everything to work in the right way. 

As Staszek Wawrykiewicz can confirm, I am also quite annoyed by this
fact. ;-).



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