JOE-4.3

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-7.10 platform.

Package Information

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

Installation of JOE

Install JOE by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr     \
            --sysconfdir=/etc \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/joe-4.3 &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&

install -vm 755 joe/util/{stringify,termidx,uniproc} /usr/bin &&

install -vdm755 /usr/share/joe/util &&
install -vm 644 joe/util/{*.txt,README} /usr/share/joe/util

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, stringify, termidx, and uniproc
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /etc/joe, /usr/share/joe, and /usr/share/doc/joe-4.3

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.

stringify

is a program used by joe to convert rc and .jsf files into a C file (see /usr/share/joe/util/README).

termidx

is a program used by joe to generate the termcap index file (see /usr/share/joe/util/README).

uniproc

is a program used by joe to generate joe's unicode database file unicat.c from Blocks.txt CaseFolding.txt EastAsianWidth.txt and UnicodeData.txt (find them at /usr/share/joe/util; see /usr/share/joe/util/README).

Last updated on 2016-09-02 12:32:57 -0500