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Re: Install C source code for for debugging help

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Install C source code for for debugging help
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 10:37:06 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)

On Sep 26 2019, Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:

> We need it because the feature in question is not working on Debian, or on
> Red Hat, or on any other GNU/Linux distribution that I know of. It's all
> very well to say that the user can change the source-directory variable to
> some random location and then download a correct copy of the right version
> of the Emacs source to that location, but that can be a tricky thing to do
> correctly when the same home directory is shared by multiple Emacs
> versions (which is common for me, at least).

Emacs should be taught to find its sources in the debug source
directory, where emacs-debugsource (or its equivalent) installs them.


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