Re: It's Huntin' Season
[I'm not sure this should be on -devel]
Rob Browning <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The only reason that I chose /etc initially was because I was trying
> to follow emacs upstream behaviour as closely as possible, and they
> put all the auto-loaded stuff in /etc. However, that doesn't mean
> that we couldn't also augment policy to add a
> /usr/share/emacs/site-start.d/ where packages could put their
> non-configurable code. However, then there would be the question of
> ordering -- what happens first -- offhand, I'd say that /usr/share
> would run before /etc so that admins could override things.
I think the order would have to be by number first, then by directory.
e.g. If I have a file 55bar.el numbered so it runs after 50foo.el from
another package, I don't want the ordering to change on me because one
of the scripts got moved from under /etc to /usr/share.