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bug#21704: 25.0.50; Package (package.el) doc should mention effects on `
bug#21704: 25.0.50; Package (package.el) doc should mention effects on `load-path'
Sun, 01 May 2016 00:24:30 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)
Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:
> Apparently (at least from searching package.el and (emacs) `Packages'
> and its subnodes), nowhere do we tell users the effect of using the
> package system on `load-path'. (Variable `load-path' is mentioned in a
> couple of doc strings, but only for "internal-only" functions.)
> There is this comment in the Commentary of `package.el':
> ;; At activation time we will set up the load-path and the info path,
> ;; and we will load the package's autoloads. If a package's
> ;; dependencies are not available, we will not activate that package.
> I think it is important (helpful) to explicitly make the connection for
> users between `load-path' and the package system. Please consider
> making it clear. Even just a statement such as the one in that comment
> would help.
Do you have a suggestion as to where in the manual we should mention the
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- bug#21704: 25.0.50; Package (package.el) doc should mention effects on `load-path',
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