Re: [Q]: Emacs CVS status
Quoting Kai Grossjohann <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Jérôme Marant <email@example.com> writes:
> > But the packaging is available there:
> > http://people.debian.org/~jerome
> It's great stuff. I was just looking for it. However, I'm having
> trouble to install it :-| Alas, I know too little about the Debian
> Emacs package management to really figure out what's going on.
Thanks, Kai, for testing!
> Can you help?
As much as I can :-)
> 13:51 $?=0 ~/work/gnu
> rumba% sudo dpkg --configure --pending
> Setting up emacs-snapshot-gtk (20040307-1) ...
> emacs-install emacs-snapshot
> install/dictionaries-common: Byte-compiling for emacsen flavour
> Warning: Lisp directory `/usr/share/emacs/21.3.50/site-lisp' does not exist.
> Cannot open load file: bytecomp
> emacs-install: /usr/lib/emacsen-common/packages/install/dictionaries-common
> emacs-snapshot emacs21 failed at /usr/lib/emacsen-common/emacs-install line
> 28, <TSORT> line 4.
> dpkg: error processing emacs-snapshot-gtk (--configure):
> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 255
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> zsh: exit 1 sudo dpkg --configure --pending
> Why can't it load bytecomp? There is
> /usr/share/emacs/21.3.50/lisp/emacs-lisp/bytecomp.el and *.elc.
Oh, I see. This bug was recently reported: lisp/subdirs.elc is
missing for a strange reason, so you don't have access to
the emacs-lisp directory. I'm investigating.