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Re: Where is simple.el?


From: Nikola Skoric
Subject: Re: Where is simple.el?
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 09:38:39 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: slrn/0.9.8.1pl1 (Debian)

Dana Sun, 14 Oct 2007 18:23:38 +0100, 
John Paul Wallington <address@hidden> kaze:
> Nikola Skoric <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> I'd like to read simple.el... but I just can't find it :-D Where
>> should I look for simple.el?
>
> It may be the case that you don't have the lisp sources but rather
> only the byte-compiled libraries because your distributor has made
> the lisp sources an optional package.

Yes, I tried find-library and I tried clicking on simple.el link, but
library can't be found. So it is probably compiled.

> It looks like you are on Debian.  You can find out which packages
> provide a particular file on Debian systems using their website:
>
> http://packages.debian.org/file:simple.el&mode=exactfilename

I'm on ubuntu 7.04 in fact. The link didn't help much, I looked into
/usr/share/emacs already and couldn't find anything there. So, is there
a place where I can download simple.el?

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