Re: Bug#193439: emacsen-common: debian-emacs-policy and package setup in conffile
On Fri, 16 May 2003 11:54:52 -0400, Peter S Galbraith <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Simon Josefsson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> One solution would be to modify emacs to look for, before
>> default.el and site-start.el, a /usr/share/emacs/debian-lisp.el and
>> have a /usr/share/emacs/debian-lisp.rc/ directory which corresponds
>> to todays' /etc/emacs/site-start.d/ but is managed entirely by
>> Debian packages. The files should contain the minimal amount of
>> code required to get a package up'n'running, and should assume the
>> rest of the package is installed.
>> Then /etc/emacs/site-start.d/ can be dedicated entirely to site
>> customizations, instead of being something where debian packages
>> write to but is unable to modify or remove in. Having debian
>> packages write to something called "site" seems confusing to me,
>> Emacs uses that term for site local modifications.
> I like the idea.
Then you better start getting policy changed.
Never confuse motion with action. -- Benjamin Franklin
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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