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Re: How does one load a whole Elisp directory?

From: Dan Espen
Subject: Re: How does one load a whole Elisp directory?
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 09:16:13 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090015 (Oort Gnus v0.15) XEmacs/21.4 (Educational Television, i686-pc-linux)

Joe Fineman <address@hidden> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> From: Joe Fineman <address@hidden>
>>> Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2009 21:43:38 -0500
>>> I run Emacs 22.3.1 under Windows XP.
>>> I have been trying to put something in my .emacs file that will
>>> cause eshell & calc to be loaded.  Do those whole directories /lisp
>>> have be loaded file by file?
>> M-x eshell RET should DTRT for eshell.
> I take it DTRT stands for "do the right thing"?
> It doesn't.  It gets the message "Cannot open load file: eshell" in
> the minibuffer.
>> M-x calc RET should DTRT for calc.
> That brings up a couple of windows & then says "Selecting deleted
> buffer".
>> Is that what you want?  If not, please give more details about what
>> you are looking for.
> I would like to load all the files in those directories so that
> (presumably) the commands will work in my Emacs.  I am obviously
> missing something obvious.

You don't load whole directories, but you might need to add directories
to the variable load-path.  That's normally done for you.

Have you altered load-path?

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