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From: Achim Gratz <Stromeko@nexgo.de>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: HTML export fails with (void-variable org-version)
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 06:42:34 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zk9zm7d1.fsf@Rainer.invalid> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 877gx3cyh7.fsf@norang.ca

Bernt Hansen writes:
> I tried that... and installed emacs under Cygwin (so it can find emacs
> to run emacs -batch) and then had to fix permissions on org-install
> (since it's on a windows drive) before make autoloads worked.

It's preferrable to use NTEmacs for this step, even though the .elc
files should be compatible.

> I didn't spend any time trying to correct install locations in the
> makefile.  I run org-mode without compiling any sources normally and
> having to do the extra make step each time I move around the source tree
> isn't going to be very enjoyable.  I have no idea if I need to rerun
> this make autoloads command on a regular basis or not.

Yes and no.  As long as all the autoloaded functions continue to be in
the same load-file and their names don't change and there are no new
functions that need to be autoloaded, org-install.el effectively isn't
going to change.  But that's a deception, since there is no way you
could determine if it should have been changed unless you actually
generate it anew.

As I said, I'm still working to provide specifically for the case that
org-version.el is missing (which would normally produce an autoloaded
defconst org-version...) and injecting an org-version from looking at
the git version of the work-tree (if it finds one).  That will also
encompass an (autoloaded) function (with the load-file located in
UTILITIES/ most likely) that you can call in emacs to re-generate
org-install.el, since org-install.el is absolutely not optional.

So going forward make will not be a requirement for simply using org
either from Git or from tarball anymore.

+<[Q+ Matrix-12 WAVE#46+305 Neuron microQkb Andromeda XTk Blofeld]>+

Wavetables for the Terratec KOMPLEXER:

  reply	other threads:[~2012-04-26  4:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-04-23 13:13 HTML export fails with (void-variable org-version) Eric Schulte
2012-04-23 15:32 ` Bastien
2012-04-23 15:49   ` Torsten Wagner
2012-04-23 16:04   ` Achim Gratz
2012-04-25 16:21     ` Bernt Hansen
2012-04-25 17:18       ` Jonathan Leech-Pepin
2012-04-25 21:07         ` Bernt Hansen
2012-04-26  4:42           ` Achim Gratz [this message]
2012-04-27  1:25             ` Bernt Hansen
2012-04-27  5:26               ` Achim Gratz
2012-04-25 18:15       ` Achim Gratz

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