After installing texinfo 4.6, GNU Emacs 18.104.22.168 now runs out-of-the-box without any problems. I think it's time it replaces my current, rather old Emacs 21.1.
I also don't use CVS now to get the latest one, but GNU Arch, which simplifies getting diffs a lot.
Sag jetzt nicht das du müde bist. —
Ich bin so fit wie ein
NP: Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash—I Threw It All Away