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Re: [Q]: Emacs CVS status

Quoting Kai Grossjohann <kai@emptydomain.de>:

> Jérôme Marant <jmarant@free.fr> 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
> emacs-snapshot
> 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:
>  emacs-snapshot-gtk
> 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.


Jérôme Marant

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