A quick update to Building Emacs on macOS Sierra. I recently had to rebuild Emacs due to brew updating the version of libjpeg. My walk-through almost works, however the Emacs build now depends on a newer version of makeinfo (part of the texinfo suite) than the one that ships with Sierra.

To work around this, install the latest texinfo with brew:

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brew install texinfo

Then, before running make configure add it’s bin directory to the front of your path:

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export PATH="/usr/local/opt/texinfo/bin:$PATH"

Then build as per the original article.

You could make the PATH setting permanent by adding in to your .bashrc/.bash_profile, but I never use it for anything other than building Emacs.

See ya again when Emacs 26 or macOS 10.13 comes out.

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