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Re: AM_PATH_LISPDIR and dist_lisp_DATA when emacs is not installed break
Re: AM_PATH_LISPDIR and dist_lisp_DATA when emacs is not installed breaks
Tue, 21 Oct 2003 16:33:46 +0200
Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)
Alexandre Duret-Lutz <address@hidden> writes:
> Simon> I rather liked the lisp_DATA construct. In any case, I think doing
> Simon> what it did (i.e., no byte compilation) should be simple. For many
> Simon> (if not most) packages, byte compiling is only harmful, so the
> Simon> developer should not have to go through weird workarounds to get that
> Simon> working. I consider ELCFILES a weird workaround.
> Simon> Another alternative, that I prefer, would be to have lisp_DATA install
> Simon> into $prefix/share/emacs/site-lisp/ if $(lispdir) is empty. Then it
> Simon> would consistent with other _DATA variables (unconditional install)
> Simon> and simple to use.
> Great idea! How about the following patch?
I wasn't able to apply this (patch complained), but if it implement
the idea, I like it. I can test it in libidn on many platforms if I
get your patch working (or if it is added to CVS).