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Re: compress files patch for mac/make-package

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: compress files patch for mac/make-package
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 22:13:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Romain Francoise <address@hidden>
>> Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 09:16:25 +0200
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> "Richard M. Stallman" <address@hidden> writes:
>> > Would you like to change `make install' to compress the
>> > .el files?
>> Ok, I'll do that in a few days' time in case someone objects to the
>> change.
> I suggest that we be careful and conservative here.
> First, there are some .el files that don't have a corresponding .elc
> file; I think such .el file should not be compressed, since then Emacs
> will not work without gzip being available.
> Second, I think this compression should not be done on non-Posix
> systems where gzip is not available.
> And third, I think that we should not compress as part of tarring the
> distribution.

Maybe add an

    make install-gzip


David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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