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Hi all, I am having a problem building Emacs on Debian Linux. I did the following: In the Emacs extracted download directory: 1) ./configure 2) ./make The make fails while ...
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    Emacs Build Problem -- Loading quits w/ ftruncate error


    Hi all,

    I am having a problem building Emacs on Debian Linux. I did the following:

    In the Emacs extracted download directory:
    1) ./configure
    2) ./make

    The make fails while it is loading (linking them together?) a bunch of files, with an error about not being able to find ftruncate.

    Any ideas? Any help is appreciated.

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    could you copy/paste the the error message please as well as the version of emacs you're trying to build?

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