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Re: Finding the dump

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Finding the dump
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:50:26 +0200

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:15:57 -0500
> 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.

This was already mentioned in passing in one of the bug reports.
Please report a bug about this specifically.

> - 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).

emacs.pdmp should be installed in data-directory, so it should not be
in /usr/bin, AFAIU.  Daniel, please correct me if I'm wrong.

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