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About to declare emacs bankruptcy before I lose my job
12 projects | reddit.com/r/emacs | 23 Nov 2021
The 2021-07-25 commit listed is before those issues started happening, and there’s details of how to build it from source yourself, and also a link to a prebuilt Emacs.app from my nightly builds project.
Workaround for Childframe issues on MacOS?
4 projects | reddit.com/r/emacs | 5 Nov 2021
If you want to just install a pre-built Emacs.app: https://github.com/jimeh/emacs-builds
Build emacs with native compilation in macOS
4 projects | reddit.com/r/emacs | 24 Oct 2021
Emacs 28 startup failure
3 projects | reddit.com/r/emacs | 12 Sep 2021
I maintain a nightly builds repo for the purpose of being able to easily rollback to a previous build if there’s any issues: https://github.com/jimeh/emacs-builds
Which emacs should I use for MacOS?
5 projects | reddit.com/r/emacs | 6 Sep 2021
As I refuse to use Homebrew, I currently use these builds. (See the issue tracker for working builds; note that the latest version with native compilation which does not require Homebrew is currently from June.)5 projects | reddit.com/r/emacs | 6 Sep 2021
Personally I maintain my own build script for macOS, and a automated nightly build project here: https://github.com/jimeh/emacs-builds
Nightly binary builds of Emacs for macOS as a self-contained Emacs.app, with native-compilation
1 project | reddit.com/r/planetemacs | 19 Jun 2021
Email setup in Emacs with Mu4e on macOS
3 projects | reddit.com/r/emacs | 16 Jun 2021
If you want to give native comp a quick spin, try one of these nightly builds app bundles. If you use Doom Emacs don't forget to doom sync after installing it.
emacs-builds: Nightly binary builds of Emacs for macOS as a self-contained Emacs.app, with native-compilation.
1 project | reddit.com/r/planetemacs | 13 May 2021
macOS pre-built nightly Emacs.app builds with native-comp (gccemacs) enabled
6 projects | reddit.com/r/emacs | 11 May 2021
What are some alternatives?
pdf-tools - Emacs support library for PDF files.
HomeBrew - 🍺 The missing package manager for macOS (or Linux)
GNU Emacs - Mirror of GNU Emacs
demeter - Demeter is a tool for scraping the calibre web ui
colfer - binary serialization format
homebrew-emacs-plus - Emacs Plus formulae for the Homebrew package manager
homebrew-emacsmacport - Emacs mac port formulae for the Homebrew package manager
build-emacs-for-macos - Somewhat hacky script to automate building of Emac.app on macOS.
mapstructure - Go library for decoding generic map values into native Go structures and vice versa.
jsoniter - A high-performance 100% compatible drop-in replacement of "encoding/json"
goprotobuf - Go support for Google's protocol buffers
bambam - auto-generate capnproto schema from your golang source files. Depends on go-capnproto-1.0 at https://github.com/glycerine/go-capnproto