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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 1f7b602 1/3: Add commentary about #$ in autoloa
Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 1f7b602 1/3: Add commentary about #$ in autoload files
Sat, 6 Jul 2019 19:06:31 -0400
On Sat, 6 Jul 2019 at 18:38, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> > + ;; Use the `#$' to indicate current file, from which
> > + ;; we extract the directory name. Note that
> > + ;; `package-quickstart-refresh' specifically replaces
> > + ;; `#$', so any other tricks (e.g., `load-file-name')
> > + ;; will not work for that case.
> This is not true: load-file-name should work just as well
> (package-quickstart-refresh surrounds the code with a let-binding of
> load-file-name for that reason;
Oh, hmm, then why do we use #$ instead of load-file-name?