|Subject:||Re: [O] Remove the build-in orgmode|
|Date:||Tue, 10 Jun 2014 23:05:54 -0700|
Achim Gratz <address@hidden> writes:That sounds reasonable enough, but somehow that least convenient moment
> Nick Dokos writes:
>> I did that in the past (presumably for reasons similar to Thorsten's)
>> and I don't bother any longer (overriding is simple enough as you point
>> out), but the question still bugs me: what's so bad about it?
> The reason it is bad is that parts of the code have already leaked out
> from the org/ directory via custom-load and autoloads and that's going
> to break things in the least convenient moment – for instance when you
> try to hunt down bugs via "-Q". There simply is no way to remove the
> builtin Org from Emacs other than at build time and it's best not to
> pretend otherwise. Some day Emacs might actually treat its built-in
> packages as actual packages so that you can de-activate or replace them,
> but I wouldn't hold my breath.
never happens, while I remember *many* such moments when I still had more
than one Org on my machine ... but maybe I just don't huntdown bugs via
-Q often enough.
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