Re: emacsen-common: Please symlink to the .el when byte compiling for each emacsen
Rob Browning <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I've finally added something to this effect for an upcoming release
> (probably a 1.4.23 release unless I get the major 2.0.0 overhaul out
> fairly quickly -- that's more or less working now):
> E) If an add-on package compiles any of its Emacs Lisp sources (which
> must be compiled to a subdirectory of
> /usr/share/<flavor>/site-lisp/<package-name> -- see section 4
> above) it must also create a symlink in the same directory as the
> compiled output that points to the corresponding source file.
> For example, if add-on package foo produces
> /usr/share/emacs23/site-lisp/foo/bar.elc, then it must also create
> a symlink /usr/share/emacs23/site-lisp/foo/bar.el pointing to
> the corresponding source file. This ensures that Emacs will be
> able to locate the source code for the add-on package when using
> M-x find-function, etc.
This is what I just uploaded to unstable in emacsen-common 1.4.23, along
with changes that make emacsen-common itself follow the new policy. Let
me know if you think we need additional changes.
rlb @defaultvalue.org and @debian.org
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