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Re: byte-compiling .emacs


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: byte-compiling .emacs
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2005 20:58:00 -0400
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Jay Belanger <address@hidden> wrote:

> Phillip Lord <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> >>>>>> "Joe" == Joe Corneli <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> >   Joe>    On Sun, Apr 10 2005, Joe Corneli <address@hidden>
> >   Joe>    wrote:
> >
> >   >> But, note, what you should really do is byte compile the .emacs,
> >
> >   Joe>    Why?  Typically this isn't worth the trouble ("Changes is my
> >   Joe>    .emacs are ignored!!!1 What's wrong???ß").
> >
> >
> >   Joe> OK, I guess I was wrong.  I personally always byte compile mine
> >   Joe> b/c otherwise emacs complains that the source file is newer.
> >   Joe> Other people might not have that problem :).  But perhaps I'm
> >   Joe> the one who should change...
> >
> > If you don't byte-compile it at all, then it won't. 
> 
> And of course remove the .elc file.

But if you don't byte-compile it at all, where would that file have come 
from?

-- 
Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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