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Re: upgrading to potato problem



That didn't work but it got me more detail on the problem, the exact
output of the command starting with the problem lines follows:
Byte-compiling pcl-cvs-lucid.el...
While compiling pcl-cvs-fontify in file /usr/share/emacs20/site-lisp/pcl-cvs/pcl
-cvs-lucid.el:
  ** assignment to free variable mode-motion-hook
  ** reference to free variable current-menubar
While compiling the end of the data:
  ** The following functions are not known to be defined: popup-menu,
    event-window, event-point, mode-motion-highlight-line,
    set-buffer-menubar, add-menu
Wrote /usr/share/emacs20/site-lisp/pcl-cvs/pcl-cvs-lucid.elc
sed -e 's@PCLDIR@"/usr/share/emacs20/site-lisp/pcl-cvs/"@g' < pcl-cvs-startup.el
 > startup.el
Errors were encountered while processing:
 emacs20_20.3-11_i386.deb

Any ideas? What needs to be done?




On Tue, 19 Oct 1999, Ethan Benson wrote:

> On 19/10/99 Jacob Schmude wrote:
> 
> >I'm trying to upgrade slink to potato. However, when it comes time to
> >install the new emacs packages (gnu emacs 20.3-11) I get the following
> >errors:
> >some errors were found while processing emacs20_20.3-11.deb while
> >compiling the last portion of the code
> >
> >This is happening when compiling an emacs addon, but there's no specifics
> >as to what addon is causing it. I currently have auctex, emacspeak (I'm a
> >blind user so I need that), psgml, hyperlatex, and emacs/w3 4.0pre.44
> >(managed to get that installed). Anyone else have this problem? Again, the
> >file name of the problem package is:
> >emacs20_20.3-11.deb in the editors section
> >
> >I do not plan to install emacs 19 so I want to find a fix for 20.3. Btw,
> >why doesn't debian upgrade emacs to 20.4?
> >20.4 contains many enhancements and fixes bugs.
> 
> I know this will sound strange, but install gnats (not gnats-user) 
> for some reason I do not really understand the post install scripts 
> of emacs try to copy *.el files that are missing if the gnats package 
> is missing, so the configure stage fails, at least that is what it 
> too to get my emacs to install and thus allow about 20 other things 
> that rely on it to install too...
> 
> I am not certain you are having the same problem I was but it sure 
> sounds like it from what you said.
> 
> 
> 
> Best Regards,
> Ethan Benson
> To obtain my PGP key: http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/pgp/
> 


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