>>>> "dvl" == Didier Verna
dvl> I think we don't understand each other. What I've
dvl> explained in my previous posting is that before, I used
dvl> --package-path to change /usr/local/lib to
dvl> /usr/local/share, but never mentioned my ~/.xemacs tree in
dvl> it. However, I got ~/.xemacs/xemacs-packages/lisp in my
dvl> load-path, as I expected.
dvl> So your assertion "anything you don't specify is defined to
dvl> be empty" is wrong.
OK. I guess the truth is that it works like EMACSPACKAGEPATH: the
default for last-packages is empty, that for early-packages is
dvl> What I'm complaining about is that --with-package-prefix
dvl> doesn't behave the same way: it seems to take its value as
dvl> the *unique* tree under which to look for packages, actually
dvl> removing the local tree from the load-path.
No, it's a bug in the default. It defaults to ~/.xemacs for early
packages. I thought Ben did that intentionally, but it looks like
he's willing to change to reflect what the posters actually do.
The reason you don't see anything in load-path is that XEmacs only
adds the package directories it finds, and you don't have any
dvl>  which should have been that way from the beginning BTW.
Last time this was brought up, Mike disagreed vehemently.
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