How to install emacs 24.3 in CentOS 5.5

# su -
# yum install gcc make ncurses-devel
# yum install giflib-devel libjpeg-devel libtiff-devel
# cd /usr/local/src
# wget http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/emacs/emacs-24.3.tar.gz
# tar xzvf emacs-24.3.tar.gz
# cd emacs-24.3
# ./configure --without-x --without-selinux
# make
# make install
# which emacs
/usr/local/bin/emacs
# emacs --version
GNU Emacs 24.3.1

for more chipscope references:
http://batsov.com/articles/2011/11/30/the-ultimate-collection-of-emacs-resources/
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6 thoughts on “How to install emacs 24.3 in CentOS 5.5

  1. I discovered that the solution is to install this additional package with yum:

    yum install libXpm-devel

    and to not give the –without-x option to configure.

    HTHS.

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