>>>> "SY" == Steve Youngs
SY> |--==> "SJT" == Stephen J Turnbull <stephen(a)xemacs.org> writes:
SJT> One sensible way to handle this is to add a SEARCH-LOAD-PATH-TOO flag
SJT> to `find-library' and `locate-library', if it's nil have them warn
SJT> "library source not found, probably dumped into XEmacs? use prefix
SJT> arg to search path" on not found, and if non-nil search for the
SJT> library on the path. I would prefer those semantics (rather than
SJT> defaulting to searching load-path) to reduce the incidence of the FAQ,
SJT> but maybe I'm just a worry-wart.
SY> Can XEmacs detect whether it is running "in-place" or
SY> Can it be made to do so if not? If that's possible I'd suggest that
SY> XEmacs default to source tree for "in-place" and install tree for
SY> "installed", with a flag to override the default and do the opposite.
Yes, it does all that. Check `paths-root-in-place-p' and dependents.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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