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emacs how install evil-mode?

KDGKDG Registered
edited September 2016 in Terminal Applications

what i done to now:

$ emacs -version
GNU Emacs 22.1.1

Download: "" from

$ nano ~/.emacs
(add-to-list 'load-path "~/.emacs.d/evil")
(require 'evil)
(evil-mode 1)
$ emacs

Then i try Start emacs but get errors....

Warning (initialization): An error occurred while loading `~/.emacs':

Symbol's function definition is void: defvar-local

To ensure normal operation, you should investigate and remove the
cause of the error in your initialization file. Start Emacs with
the `--debug-init' option to view a complete error backtrace.


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