21.5-b26: autoloads already loaded errors?
raymond.toy at ericsson.com
Fri Apr 7 13:12:01 EDT 2006
>>>>> "sjt" == Stephen J Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
>>>>> "Raymond" == Raymond Toy <raymond.toy at ericsson.com> writes:
Raymond> Is this expected behavior.
sjt> Do you build your personal pcl-cvs using the XEmacs package framework,
sjt> or do you just byte-compile all the files and stick them in the right
I just byte-compiled them all. Or maybe I just edited the one file
and byte-compiled it. Perhaps that's the problem?
Raymond> I see I have a few more shadows than I thought.
sjt> Are they packages that you use frequently? Do they also produce
sjt> autoloads warnings?
There were other stuff, but I move them all out of the way. Some of
them may have been put there using the package manager. I don't
Raymond> 21.5-b25 didn't complain, and I definitely haven't
Raymond> changed anything since installing 21.5-b26. What does
Raymond> "play tricks" with load-paths mean? I haven't changed
Raymond> that in a long time either.
sjt> "Play tricks" means using setq, add-to-list, etc on the load-path
sjt> variable. It's very unusual nowadays, but there could theoretically
sjt> be something left over from your .emacs of the age of Emacs 18.55 or
I'll have to look. My .emacs/.xemacs probably has stuff going back
that far. :-)
Yep. I have some (push <somepath> load-path) for oo-browser. Haven't
used that in ages. And some other stuff.
sjt> Do you use any package-path configuration (specifically
sjt> --package-prefix or the now-obsolete --package-path) in your configure?
Raymond> Oh, yes, I forget to mention that the first thing I tried
Raymond> was xemacs -vanilla. This, of course, produces no
Raymond> warnings. If I click the menu item to load my init
Raymond> files, it stops with an error that it can't load one of
Raymond> my personal el files. This, naturally, doesn't happen
Raymond> when I leave off the -vanilla.
sjt> That's very strange.
Yeah, I should look into this more, but leaving off -vanilla works
pretty well, so motivation is low.
sjt> Please send a bug report with M-x report-xemacs-bug, and also the
sjt> contents of that error message about your personal file.
Ok. I should have done that to begin with, but I wanted ask about
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