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Re: [PATCH] build: emacs: Search elisp files in "share/emacs/site-lisp".

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: [PATCH] build: emacs: Search elisp files in "share/emacs/site-lisp".
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:30:55 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.16; emacs 24.5.1

Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> skribis:
>> Alex Kost <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Ricardo found a problem while working on some emacs package that
>>> requires EMMS: the elisp file(s) of this package is(are) not compiled.
>>> This happens because currently emacs-build-system adds only
>>> "share/emacs/site-lisp/guix.d/<package>" to emacs load-path when it
>>> compiles elisp files, but some emacs packages (for example, emms) put
>>> their files in "share/emacs/site-lisp", so this directory should also be
>>> added.  The attached patch will do it.
>> Thank you for the patch!  This looks like the right thing to do.
> +1
>> Should we also (in a later patch) add a way to override or append to the
>> list of directories, e.g. via the “arguments“ field?
> FWIW I’m not convinced this is necessary, but we can always see later.

You are probably right.  I thought that packages like Lilypond install
their Elisp files elsewhere, but it’s actually “share/emacs/site-lisp”
as expected.

~~ Ricardo

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