I have now successfully built and installed the latest 21.1 from CVS
after specifying --datadir to configure, so the problem seems to be
21.2-specific. Martin, do you have any comment?
>>>> On 26 Nov 2000 11:54:26 -0500, Vin Shelton
acs> I routinely build XEmacs here at work on SunOS-4.1.4 and
acs> SunOS-5.5 in order to make sure no major breakage occurs between
acs> releases. I do not have sufficient time to spend major hours on
acs> this, but it provides a simple sanity check on 21.1 and 21.2
acs> development status.
acs> Last week I decided it would be nice to share the
acs> architecture-independent data directories between the 4.1 and 5.5
acs> builds. I have not been able to get this to work under 21.2 from
acs> CVS. In order to accomplish this, I'm specifying --datadir to
acs> configure; after doing this, 'make beta' and 'make check' work
acs> fine, but 'make install' fails. Here's how:
acs> configure command:
--with-mule=no --compiler=gcc '--cflags=-O2 -pipe -ffast-math -fno-exceptions'
--datadir=/u/shelton/new/share --debug=no --error-checking=none
acs> Following is the output of 'make TAGS install'; note the following
acs> (a) "Error: Library file backquote not found"
acs> (b) File error: "Cannot open load file", "custom"
acs> (c) Load file subr: not found