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Re: Mac OS X load path


From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: Mac OS X load path
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 20:43:18 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Dmitrijs Ledkovs <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello.
>
> I have tried pre-built carbon emacs, Aquamacs Emacs and Emacs.App, but
> I did not like that I cannot customise them fully.
>
> So I have successfully compiled carbon emacs and installed it
> (overriding system emacs, yeah save space, no modified OS, oh well.)
>
> Everything is ok. Until I got to the stage of installing additional
> packages (modes) and trying to make them work.
>
> If I do "locale emacs" in terminal it points me to several places.
>
> /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp
> /usr/share/22.1/site-lisp
> /usr/local/share/emacs/site-lisp
> /usr/local/share/emacs/22.1/site-lisp
>
> I don't understand why there is same directory tree in /usr/share and
> /
> usr/ocal/share.
>
> Also I don't understand why do I have 4 site-lisp directories.
>
> Where and how am I suppose to install everything. And how to identify
> where everything is installed to reduce my emacs installation.
>
> installed auctex configure&make&make install, do load auctex.el it
> says it can't find it although it is in
> usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/auctex

Add to your .emacs 
(add-to-list 'load-path "usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/auctex")
(require 'auctex) ;; or (load "auctex.el")

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