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Re: Bug#193439: emacsen-common: debian-emacs-policy and package setup in conffile

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 16 May 2003 11:54:52 -0400, Peter S Galbraith <p.galbraith@globetrotter.net> said: 
> > Simon Josefsson <jas@extundo.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. 
> 	manoj

You mean emacs-policy?  That's not such a big thing, is it?


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