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Re: howto bundle smtpmail.el with emacs


From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: howto bundle smtpmail.el with emacs
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 12:07:39 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, Dec 12 2008, Tassilo Horn wrote:

> Reiner Steib <address@hidden> writes:
[...]
>>> Add
>>>
>>>   (load "d:/emacs/site-lisp/gnus/contrib/smtpmail.el")
>>>
>>> to your ~/.gnus.el.
>>
>> No, quite the contrary!
>
> Ups, sorry, that was bogus!
>
>   (load "d:/emacs/<version>/lisp/mail/smtpmail.el")
>
> would be the correct path.  I only wanted to say that `load' is his
> friend.

Actually it isn't here. :-)  It simply wrong to have contrib/ in
`load-path' as described in contrib/README:

,----[ contrib/README ]
| Please note that it is NOT good to just add this directory to
| `load-path': a number of files in this directory will become part of
| more recent Emacs versions, so that you might be running obsolete
| libraries with all kinds of ill effects
| (cf. `list-load-path-shadows').
`----

Bye, Reiner.
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