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Re: message.elc is not loaded at gnus 5.10.6 startup.

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: message.elc is not loaded at gnus 5.10.6 startup.
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 19:22:06 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, Dec 26 2005, dammy wrote:

> When I try to run gnus with M-x gnus, it fails with the following
> error in *Messages* buffer:
> Loading gnus-agent...
> custom-initialize-reset: Symbol's value as variable is void:
> message-valid-fqdn-regexp
> I tried to track the problem as far I could. Below there are the results:
> 1) problem probably occurs as gnus-art.el is evaluated, at variable 
> definition:
> (defcustom gnus-button-valid-fqdn-regexp
>   message-valid-fqdn-regexp    ;;; <----- this does not exist.
>   "Regular expression that matches a valid FQDN."
>   :group 'gnus-article-buttons
>   :type 'regexp)
> 2) I found the `message-valid-fqdn-regexp' definition in
>    /emacs-packages/gnus-5.10.6/lisp/message.elc
>    As I checked it with M-x describe-variable, it is not defined indeed.

>    I visited /emacs-packages/gnus-5.10.6/lisp/message.el file, and
>    tried to check whether other variables from this file are
>    defined, and they are not. It looks like
>    /emacs-packages/gnus-5.10.6/lisp/message.elc file is not loaded
>    at all.

`message.el' is required by `gnus-art.el': (require 'message)

> 3) my gnus init file looks like the following:
> (setq load-path (delete "/usr/share/emacs/21.2/lisp/gnus" load-path)) ;;. 
> remove emacs `built-in' gnus path from load path.
> (setq load-path (cons "/emacs-packages/gnus-5.10.6/lisp" load-path))
> (require 'gnus-load)

If you modify the `load-path' for Gnus in ~/.gnus[.el] it is too late.
You need to modify it in ~/.emacs.

If that doesn't help, please do a `toggle-debug-on-error' before `M-x
gnus RET' and show us the backtrace.

Bye, Reiner.
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