>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen J Turnbull
>>>> "dv" == Didier Verna
dv> Obviously, XEmacs took my package source directory for what it
dv> is not. After renaming it to XEmacs-Packages (note the
dv> uppercase) and reinstalling in order to update the symlinks,
dv> everything went fine again.
>>>> "ms" == Michael Sperber
ms> Ben yelled at me sufficiently to implement this. It's an
ms> intentional feature, and it only happens with an in-place
Stephen> This, er, doesn't seem to be documented anywhere. info xemacs
Stephen> 'startup paths' says "If you run in-place, these [hierarchies]
Stephen> direct subdirectories of the build directory."
Correct, I haven't gotten around to that, mainly because I expected
there'd be dust in its wake that would need settling. The proof is
Stephen> What is it that Ben wanted?
Actually, I am not sure anymore.
Stephen> Is this just so that Windows users can put their installed package
Stephen> hierarchy in c:\xemacs-packages and their sources in
Stephen> c:\xemacs or something like that?
That's how I read him originally.
dv> To me, running in place would mean the ability to find the
dv> packages in my compiled cvs source tree withtout having to
dv> install them (whether by symlinks or not). But that's not that
dv> hey ?
Cheers =8-} Mike
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