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Re: [Q]: Emacs CVS status

Quoting Kai Grossjohann <kai@emptydomain.de>:

> Jérôme Marant <jmarant@free.fr> writes:
> > Quoting Kai Grossjohann <kai@emptydomain.de>:
> >
> >> 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.
> When I install Emacs normally, I get subdirs.el but not subdirs.elc.
> IMVHO it makes no sense to byte-compile this file: it is too short.

Yes, I meant subdirs.el.

> One solution would be to byte-compile the file anyway, or perhaps to
> copy the subdirs.el file into every directory in load-path, even if
> that directory only contains *.elc files.

I think subdirs.el is a special case, and I forgot to handle it
as such. Expect a fix soon.


Jérôme Marant

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