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Emacs 24 on CentOS 6.4

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I've installed CentOS 6.4, for which Emacs 23 is available; but I'd like to have Emacs 24. I've looked at rpmforge and epel, but neither seem to have Emacs 24 already packaged; and I've searched for every combination of emacs + 24 + centos without success.

While I could, of course, just do the ./configure && make && make install dance, I don't like having software installed that's not in the packaging system. I'd appreciate any pointer to a prepackaged Emacs 24, or failing that, a good tutorial on how to package software correctly for CentOS.

posted Nov 17, 2013 by Meenal Mishra

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In some/several cases you can simply recompile the Fedora srpm on your Centos system. There's nothing lost by trying it.

answer Nov 17, 2013 by Bob Wise
That's a good idea, which I should have thought of. :)
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