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Re: Bug#61167: emacsen-common: major bug in policy (not RC for potato)

Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu> writes:

> What would be the advantage to two directories?  I guess it would be
> less confusing.  I'm wondering if there would be any drawback, though.
> Maybe packages accidentally putting files in 20.X/site-lisp rather
> than emacs20/site-lisp, though I guess that would just be a bug in the
> packages similar to the one we already have.
> Anyone else have a reason to prefer one of these solutions over the
> other?

Unless someone has a compelling reason arguing against this, I'm going
to just change emacsen-policy to mandate that each emacsen should make
the version specific dir, i.e.


be a symlink to the flavor dir, i.e.


This seems simplest, doesn't present any serious problems that I can
see, and is certainly better than the current arrangement, but let me
know if you think I'm mistaken.


Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu> PGP=E80E0D04F521A094 532B97F5D64E3930

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