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Re: Finding the dump


From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: Finding the dump
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:46:01 +0100

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> The new pdumper code is very welcome, but of course it introduces some
> regressions and new problems:
>
> - When I start my Emacs, it now says
>
>     Loading loadup.el (source)...
>     dump mode: nil
>     [...]
>
>   and goes on to (re)load the loadup.el instead of using the .pdmp file
>
>   This is because I run my Emacs via a symlink, and load_pdump is not
>   careful to try and follow symlinks while looking for the .pdmp next to
>   the executable.  I think we should try and handle the use case rather
>   than requiring the user to make a second matching symlink to the
>   pdmp file.
>
> - I wonder what distributions like Debian will say about having a .pdmp
>   file in /usr/bin (AFAICT they normally only have executable files in
>   there).  While we can let them hack their solution if they want to
>   keep the dumps elsewhere, maybe we should directly add support for
>   having dumps elsewhere since that might be useful in general.
>
>   E.g., I think we should also search for the pdmp files in exec-directory.
>

Doesn╩╝t the current code look in PATH_EXEC, which in my build is
/usr/local/libexec/emacs?

Robert



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