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Re: [Q]: Emacs on Debian: how all of this works ?

On  9 aoû 2004, Peter S. Galbraith wrote:

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> > 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,

Yep I know that, I just did it and it worked well.

> Manoj Srivastava probably still does his nightly CVS gnus build
> as a Debian package.

It seems.
> > 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.

Hmm, what does happen if a package is upgraded then ?
> > 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 recall. See:
> http://bugs.debian.org/144420

Ouchhhhhhh ! :/ I would have time now to work on _all_ my active
projects... Please be patient ;)

Hito no kokoro wa kawareru mono

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