"Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen(a)xemacs.org> writes:
Richard Hubbell writes:
This is suicidal, at least if there are any compiled libraries in
there. The GNU Emacs bytecompiler now produces bytecode that is
capable of crashing XEmacs, at worst.
XEmacs started it... Of course, ongoing development makes
compatibility to everything else under the sun inconvenient at some
point of time.
You really want to avoid having GNU-compiled byte code anywhere near
And vice versa. I think the idea of the Debian setup is to provide
the lisp sources for all Emacs offspring in a single directory, and
put the compiled versions into a variant-specific directory somewhere
else in the load-path, differently for each variant.
M-x list-load-path-shadows RET
barfs all over the place on Debian systems.
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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