Michael Olson <email@example.com> writes: > I propose adding the following paragraph to the end of Section 9 of > the debian-emacs-policy document. > > If an Emacs add-on package compiles its Emacs Lisp sources, its > Debian startup script should only add > /usr/share/<flavour>/site-lisp/<package-name> (and its > subdirectories of compiled code, if applicable) to the load path, > rather than /usr/share/<emacs>/site-lisp/<package-name>. If a > subdirectory of /usr/share/<emacs>/site-lisp/<package-name> contains > uncompiled Emacs Lisp code, it may also be added to the load path. > > I also propose creating a Section 6.E in the same document with the > following content. > > If an Emacs add-on package compiles any of its Emacs Lisp sources, > it should install the compiled bytecode files to > /usr/share/<flavour>/site-lisp/<package-name>. It should also > create a symlink for each Emacs Lisp source file in > /usr/share/<emacs>/site-lisp/<package-name> and store the symlink in > /usr/share/<flavour>/site-lisp/<package-name>. If any byte-compiled > Emacs Lisp code is stored in a subdirectory, similar treatment > should be used. This ensures that Emacs will be able to locate the > source code for the add-on package when using M-x find-function and > similar functionality. So, what's the next step for getting these propositions acted on? -- Michael Olson -- FSF Associate Member #652 -- http://www.mwolson.org/ Interests: Emacs Lisp, text markup, protocols -- Jabber: mwolson_at_hcoop.net /` |\ | | | Projects: Emacs, Muse, ERC, EMMS, Planner, ErBot, DVC |_] | \| |_| Reclaim your digital rights by eliminating DRM. See http://www.defectivebydesign.org/what_is_drm for details.
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