>>>> "David" == David Kastrup
David> Strictly speaking, this does not make sense since the
David> package installation process should be aware of where it
David> placed the images instead of groping all over the disk for
David> them. But that's a preview-latex internal problem and does
David> not concern XEmacs.
If you come up with a good solution, please ping us at the design
stage. I really think that the package support code (ie, XEmacs
itself) should provide a reasonably good service of this kind.
I assume you know about (and are probably already using) the
locate-data-file facility. But IIRC that takes a _directory_ to
start the search, or maybe a path, and so it doesn't provide a
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