Re: large packages: install but not load
On September 15, 2003 at 5:50AM +0800,
Dan Jacobson <email@example.com> wrote:
> I probably use the mule-ucs package once a year, but to have it
> installed means that it gets loaded every time I start emacs.
> Perhaps dpkg-reconfigure mule-ucs [and other hefty packages] could ask
> if one wants to have the package on one's system, but not loaded.
Debconf interface cannot help non-admin users. The current
answer is `/usr/bin/env DEB_MULEUCS_UNICODE=off emacs'. See also
On September 14, 2003 at 9:05PM -0400,
Peter S Galbraith <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Personally, I _don't_ use debconf to configure elisp packages, biut
> rather use the Emacs customize interface, which seems better suited to
> the task.
Mule-UCS enhances Emacsen internally, and has a sensitive issue.
If some configuration (e.g. bitmap) was already loaded, un-define
could fail. So, I decided to load Mule-UCS's un-define early in
emacsen startup by default.
Tatsuya Kinoshita, Debian mule-ucs maintainer