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bug#821: 23.0.60; bootstrap fails due to define-minor-mode in textmode/p
bug#821: 23.0.60; bootstrap fails due to define-minor-mode in textmode/paragraphs.el
Wed, 03 Sep 2008 14:04:00 -0400
Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)
Ted Zlatanov wrote:
> TZ> Loading textmodes/paragraphs.el (source)...
> TZ> Attempt to autoload define-minor-mode while preparing to dump
Your specific problem is that textmodes/paragraphs.el has not been
byte-compiled as it should have been. Can you look into why?
> How frustrating. I have not done anything unusual on my system, yet
> keep having these compilation problems. It may be one of the packages
> I've installed interfering with the build process. I'll think about a
> full reinstall, but how bizarre that it should come to that.
Have you tried a fresh cvs checkout? That should not be necessary
either of course, but is less drastic. :(
> GM> Does this at least mean that bug #327 (the "no rule to make target"
> GM> thing) has gone away?
> For a while (until this bug) I was editing ELCFILES and removing the
> contents; the .el files would get compiled with a warning that they were
> not in ELCFILES but otherwise everything worked. The latest bug is not
> something I can work around, unfortunately, so I'll have to dig deeper
> into the system breakage that's causing the problem.