Re: Building Emacs 23.1 from rawhide for F11

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On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Suvayu Ali<[email protected]> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> I have been using the emacs build in the rawhide repositories on my F11
> system. (version 23.0.93.1) Now since emacs 23.1 is out, I would like to use
> that. But trying to install the rawhide build pulls in glibc as a dependency
> from rawhide. Since its a crucial library I didn't go ahead with it and
> decided to build from the srpm.
>
> So far I have downloaded the srpm for the rawhide emacs build however when I
> use `sudo yum-builddep --enablerepo=rawhide emacs' yum asks to install the
> build dependencies from rawhide. I understand that must be because the
> rawhide build for emacs was built against them. So what would be the ideal
> way to go ahead with this? Should I just download the corresponding packages
> from the F11 repos? Would that work or will I run into problems?
>
> Thanks for any pointers.
>
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use mock.  (yum install mock).  Set it up, and after you download the srpm do:

$ mock -r fedora-11-arch ~/rpmbuild/SRPMS/emacs-xxxxx

arch could be i386 (for i586) and x86_64

Then you can find the packages in /var/lib/mock/xxx

mock setup: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Projects/Mock

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