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Bug#157123: project: modify emacs policy

On Sat, Aug 17, 2002 at 09:32:48PM -0400, Deepak Goel wrote:
> Hello
> Debian's emacs policy seems to be such that additional packages delete
> the .el files after installing the package. The .el files hardly cost
> any space in comparison to the .elc files, you might as well leave
> them there--- we emacsers rely on .el files being right next to the
> .elc files.  I understand there's a emacs-el or such package that will
> install the el files, but this is not true of packages.  Thus, i don't
> have the emacspeak files, etc. etc.

You wouldn't be confusing the directories
/usr/share/emacs<version>/site-lisp/*, which contain the .elc files,
and the directories /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/*, which contain the
.el files, would you?

I think we can close this report.



      Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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