Re: [Q]: Emacs on Debian: how all of this works ?
Xavier Maillard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Yo (again),
> I am just thinking at giving up daily CVS build for several
> packages (including Emacs himself, Gnus, tramp, etc...).
You can also use Jérôme Marant packaging stuff for CVS Emacs. As I
recall, you simply add his debian/ directory to your CVS tree and build
a Debian package yourself. As far as gnu goes, Manoj Srivastava
probably still does his nightly CVS gnus build as a Debian package.
> Now, if I plan to «switch» to using Debian package, it would be
> cool if I could get informations on how all of this is
> organized ? How configuration is holded ? Does it need me to do
> extra stuff or may I squeeze totally my .emacs ?
Debian packages that want to setup Emacs stuff do so by adding a file
under /etc/emacs*/site-start.d/ directories, usually just
/etc/emacs/site-start.d/. All files there gets loaded on startup and
you are free to edit them as config files.
> In fact I want to go deeply into Emacsen stuff: what it does, how it
> does, ...
Cool. We might even get color-theme.el packaged in Debian, if you