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Re: package.el: bytecode portability across emacs versions

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: package.el: bytecode portability across emacs versions
Date: Mon, 28 May 2007 08:33:39 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Emacs is not well-equipped to have source and byte code in different
>     directories.  For example, it messes with the load path order: Emacs
>     will prefer loading an .el file in an earlier place in the load-path
>     over a .elc file in a later place.
> That is not a problem for this approach, because the directory for the
> specific version always comes before the version-independent directory.

You are talking about "the directory".  load-path establishes an
_order_, and we can have repetitive elements in this order when the
user installs his own version of some packages intended to override
the system version.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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