JOE-3.7

Introduction to JOE

JOE (Joe's own editor) is a small text editor capable of emulating WordStar, Pico, and Emacs.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/joe

Installation of JOE

Install JOE by running the following commands:

./configure --sysconfdir=/etc --prefix=/usr &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Configuring JOE

Config Files

/etc/joe/jmacsrc, /etc/joe/joerc, /etc/joe/jpicorc, /etc/joe/jstarrc, /etc/joe/rjoerc, and ~/.joerc

Contents

Installed Programs: jmacs, joe, jpico, jstar, rjoe, and termidx
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /etc/joe, /usr/share/joe, and /usr/share/doc/joe

Short Descriptions

jmacs

is a symbolic link to joe used to launch Emacs emulation mode.

joe

is a small text editor capable of emulating WordStar, Pico, and Emacs.

jpico

is a symbolic link to joe used to launch Pico emulation mode.

jstar

is a symbolic link to joe used to launch WordStar emulation mode.

rjoe

is a symbolic link to joe that restricts JOE to editing only files which are specified on the command-line.

termidx

is a program used by joe to generate the termcap index file.

Last updated on 2014-02-23 02:30:29 +0000