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Re: Suppressing native compilation (short and long term)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Suppressing native compilation (short and long term)
Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2022 09:44:16 +0300

> Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2022 08:10:15 +0200
> From: <tomas@tuxteam.de>
> > I don't think you should try to second-guess the user who installs a
> > package.  They could just want to study the sources, for example.
> That's what apt-get source and friends are. The user can download,
> build, modify, etc. the sources corresponding to packages. Those
> are purely user operations, no admin powers needed.
> But installing a binary pacage on a system does modify the system
> for all users, so admin powers do make sense there.

What do you mean by "binary package" in this context?  I believe
"package" in this discussion generally alludes to Lisp packages, from
ELPA and elsewhere.  They aren't "binary" in my book.

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