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Building Emacs From Source

I started pair-programming with Daniel Szmulewicz to increase my proficiency with emacs. Although I have a working knowledge of emacs I need a mentor to show me the ropes.

I took the decision to start out from scratch so I can better understand what decision you are able to make to customize emacs. And what better starting point then building emacs from source.

The emacs wiki has a section on various ports of emacs. You can find instructions how to obtain or build emacs for various platforms.

I am not copying the instructions from the wiki. They worked for my without a lot of problems. If you have problems with it drop me a line.