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Re: Compiled file behaves differently than the uncompiled file (Was Re:
Re: Compiled file behaves differently than the uncompiled file (Was Re: bug#19582)
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:42:02 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Jay Belanger <address@hidden> writes:
> Wolfgang Jenkner <address@hidden> writes:
>> In emacs -Q, do `M-x calc' then convert, say 1m, to cm, i.e.,
>> ' 1 m <return> u c c m <return>
>> This gives `100 cm' on top of the stack (a plain integer scalar).
>> Next, start another emacs -Q instance, do `M-x calc' and then, before
>> anything else, `M-: (load-library "calc-units")'.
>> Now the same conversion exercise as before gives `100. cm' on the stack
>> instead (a calc float).
> The float appears because Calc does units simplifications differently if the
> calc-units.elc file is loaded too soon. I'm not sure why. I could
> probably narrow the problem down a little more, but not too far since
> the problem is in the elc file, not the el file.
> If the calc-units.elc file is loaded when it is supposed to be, the
> float doesn't
> If the calc-units.elc file is loaded right away, then the float appears.
> If the calc-units.el file is loaded right away, then the float doesn't appear.
> What could cause the elc file to behave differently than the el file?
One obvious candidate is
This will _not_ be loaded by calc-unit.elc, but it will be loaded by
So try loading it before calc-unit.elc and see whether that makes a