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Re: apt-get & byte compile problem

Peter Mickle wrote:

> A few weeks ago, while upgrading from slink to potato, during the
> install process, I answered "yes" to a prompt to byte compile the
> newly installed files. Since then, whenever I have installed new
> packages (apt-get -install or apt-get -update -dist-upgrade) the
> files are bytecompiled when installed. 
> This is not the behavior I want from apt/dpkg, particularly since the
> installer seems to remove the (for example) *.el files after byte
> compiling, so I cannot modify the original files.

I really doubt that any files are being deleted.  Usually, .el
files stay put in someplace like 


and byte-compiled versions go in:


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