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> Compilation problem with Emacs21.4a
Nerdio
post Oct 7 2006, 01:40 PM
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I have decided that I need to learn Emacs before knuckling down to some Linux programming. I couldn't locate Emacs in my Fedora Core 5 installation, so downloaded it I have tried to copile it as directed, i.e.

./configure

which seems to be normal, then

make

which compiles the code, with plenty of warnings, then falls over at the last hurdle and says this.

make[1]: *** [emacs] Segmentation fault
make[1]: *** Deleting file `emacs'
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/...........
make: *** [src] Error 2

I am naturally a bit disappointed, and too much of a newbie to dive in to this, and find out what is wrong. Is this a library issue or something, hence all the compilation warnings?

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Nerdio
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DS2K3
post Oct 12 2006, 02:16 PM
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A segfault happens when a program tries to access memory that hasn't been allocated to it. Make sure that your copy of gcc (the C compiler) is up to date since it might be a memory leak or other compiler-related bug.

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