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Re: Order of precedence for .el and .elc during load or require


From: Tim X
Subject: Re: Order of precedence for .el and .elc during load or require
Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2007 10:18:23 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Nordlöw <address@hidden> writes:

> High there again, Emacs power-users.
>
> When I develop my Emacs I find it annoying that Emacs chooses the
> compiled version (.elc) over the non-compiled version (.el) even if
> the non-compiled version is newer than the compiled one.
>
> Is there a way to change this behaviour, or are there any fundamental
> drawback with my idea?
>
> A good compromise would perhaps be to warn during load of, for
> example, foo.elc when foo.el is newer (on the file-system).
>

Are you sure it doesn't already warn? I seem to remember seeing messages in the
*Messages* buffer warning that the source file was newer than the compiled
version. 

Tim
-- 
tcross (at) rapttech dot com dot au


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