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Re: Does emacs need X?

Dale Scheetz writes:
> On Fri, 27 Oct 1995, Bruce Perens wrote:
> > You can install Xlib without installing all of X.
> > It's only a few libraries, and wastes a small amount of disk space, but
> > the alternative was for us to make separate X and non-X versions of a whole
> > bunch of programs. There should be no significant memory usage by Xlib if you
> > are not running X.
> Could this library be encluded with the standard library packages? It 
> seems to me there is more than emacs that has this dependancy.

Why? There are a hell of a lot more that don't. It's quite simple, if you
try and install with out xlibraries installed it tells you to install them.


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