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Re: Something weird with when-let*/if-let*

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Something weird with when-let*/if-let*
Date: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:05:28 +0200
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Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:

> Noam Postavsky <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 3:13 PM, Eric Abrahamsen
>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> This sounds pretty likely. What actually determines the order of
>>> compilation, btw? I can see how the chain of requires spreads out, but I
>>> don't know where it starts.
>> I believe the order of compilation is determined only by 'make'; the
>> requires only tell the compiler to load the elc or el file, not
>> compile it (and note that a require inside an (eval-when-compile ...)
>> form will not appear in the elc file).
> Thanks, that's really useful information. So even doing (require
> 'message) in nnimap.el wouldn't allow us to benefit from the
> eval-when-compile load of subr-x in message.el.

Or rather, it would only work if nnimap.el was compiled before
message.el? Not that it would make sense to do that, I'm just trying to
wrap my head around it.

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