emacs.eselect

Section: eselect (5)
Updated: December 2014
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NAME

emacs.eselect - The Emacs management module for Gentoo's eselect  

SYNOPSIS

eselect emacs [help|usage|version]
eselect emacs list
eselect emacs set target
eselect emacs show
eselect emacs update [ifunset]  

DESCRIPTION

eselect is Gentoo's configuration and management tool. It features modules that care for the individual administrative tasks.  

ACTION: LIST

eselect emacs list
List all installed Emacs versions and even informs you if XEmacs has been found on your system.

# eselect emacs list
Available GNU Emacs symlink targets:

  [1]   emacs-18
  [2]   emacs-23 *
  [3]   emacs-24  

ACTION: SET

eselect emacs set target
Activate the selected Emacs version. target can be either an identification number given by eselect emacs list or the name of one installed version. To avoid runtime issues with incompatible byte-code from the previously selected Emacs version, run emacs-updater -a rebuild to remerge all needed packages.

# eselect emacs set 3
Switching emacs to emacs-24 ...
Switching ctags to ctags-emacs-24 ...
Switching etags to etags-emacs-24 ...  

ACTION: SHOW

eselect emacs show
Print the currently activated Emacs version.

# eselect emacs show
Current target of GNU Emacs symlink:

  emacs-24  

ACTION: UPDATE

eselect emacs update [ifunset]
Update the emacs symlink to the last available version. If option ifunset is given, an existing implementation is not overridden.

# eselect emacs update
Switching emacs to emacs-24 ...
Switching ctags to ctags-emacs-24 ...
Switching etags to etags-emacs-24 ...  

AUTHORS

Christian Faulhammer <fauli@gentoo.org>
Ulrich Müller <ulm@gentoo.org>  

SEE ALSO

eselect(1), ctags.eselect(5)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
ACTION: LIST
ACTION: SET
ACTION: SHOW
ACTION: UPDATE
AUTHORS
SEE ALSO
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