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Re: `make' written in elisp

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: `make' written in elisp
Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2005 11:45:45 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Well, at least a standard function for finding the path name of an
>> executable in PATH and/or in general a file in a set of locations
>> might be nice to have.

> We already have that, I think:

>     locate-file-internal is a built-in function in `C source code'.
>     (locate-file-internal FILENAME PATH &optional SUFFIXES PREDICATE)

I'd rather advertise locate-file.  There's also executable-find.


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