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Re: "Emacs Lisp Packages" chapter in the Emacs manual

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: "Emacs Lisp Packages" chapter in the Emacs manual
Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 10:08:56 +0900

> On May 11, 2020, at 4:35, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
>> And I'm not finding much. Am I missing something ?
> I think every package said how to do it.  E.g.

Indeed. But people who write their own elisp files would need to have this 
information  somewhere in the manual don't you agree ?

I'll check what Drew mentioned earlier, ie references in the manual before 
package.el was provided and will try to rewrite the thing.

Thank you.

>    put this file somewhere and then add the following to your .emacs:
>        (add-to-list 'load-path "/where/I/put/your/package")
>        (autoload 'your-package-mode "your-package")
>        ...
> A quick `grep -C3 '^;\+ *(autoload' **/*.el` shows that many of Emacs's
> own files still come with such instructions.

Jean-Christophe Helary
http://mac4translators.blogspot.com @brandelune

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