3a) To build in the top-level Emacs source directory, go to that
directory and run the program `configure' as follows:
- ./configure CONFIGURATION-NAME [--OPTION[=VALUE]] ...
+ ./configure CONFIGURATION-NAME [--OPTION[=VALUE]] ...
The CONFIGURATION-NAME argument should be a configuration name given
-in `./etc/MACHINES'. If omitted, `configure' will try to guess your
-system type; if it cannot, you must find the appropriate configuration
-name in `./etc/MACHINES' and specify it explicitly.
+in `./etc/MACHINES', with the system version number added at the end.
+You should try first omitting CONFIGURATION-NAME. This way,
+`configure' will try to guess your system type. If it cannot guess,
+or if something goes wrong in building or installing Emacs this way,
+try again specifying the proper CONFIGURATION-NAME explicitly.
If you don't want X support, specify `--with-x=no'. If you omit this
option, `configure' will try to figure out for itself whether your