JOE-4.6

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-11.0 platform.

Package Information

User Notes: https://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-4.6 &&
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

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-4.6

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/doc/joe-4.6/util/README)

termidx

is a program used by joe to generate the termcap index file (see /usr/share/doc/joe-4.6/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/doc/joe-4.6/util; see usr/share/doc/joe-4.6/util/README)

Last updated on Mon Sep 6 19:42:49 2021 +