Re: [Q]: Emacs on Debian: how all of this works ?
[Sorry for my late reply!]
Xavier Maillard <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > 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 ?
As any other package, you'll be prompted about the change in the config
file. I tend to put all the stuff that shouldn't be modified by the
user in another file and have the conf file load it itself.
> > > 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 ;)