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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Marcelo de Moraes Serpa <celoserpa@gmail.com>
Cc: Robert Horn <rjhorn@panix.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Install warning for org-7 for forgetful users
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 21:51:10 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <F89C14EF-E278-444C-929E-0263AC44ACAB@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTi=7Px+OGdw8AYz6kpj2=0powjKe1uEEguZKW9Az@mail.gmail.com>

Hi,

the installation instructions for Org tell you that you need
make the autoload file org-install.el by typing make.
If you do not do this, autoloading will be broken.  If you do,
I do not see what would go wrong.

- Carsten

On Aug 9, 2010, at 7:58 PM, Marcelo de Moraes Serpa wrote:

> Yeah, this is a big issue and I haven't seen it being mentioned on the
> org manual. Emacs has org integrated, which is good for casual users,
> and for org of course, but creates some headaches if you want to stay
> on the bleeding edge of development. I also did what you have done, in
> my case, on OSX, cd'ed into Emacs.app and removed org manually, then
> it started loading my version of org. The details should be in a
> previous post of mine in this list.
>
> Marcelo.
>
> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Robert Horn <rjhorn@panix.com> wrote:
>> I ran into this, so I'll warn others.  It might belong in the notes  
>> for
>> org-7.01.
>>
>> If you have a newer version of emacs that has org already integrated,
>> you get some, but not all, of the org-7.01 features functioning if  
>> you
>> have org-7.01 set as the auto-load directory.  I had been using org  
>> by
>> having the lines:
>>
>> (setq load-path (cons "~/org-6.xxx/lisp" load-path))
>> (require 'org-install)
>>
>> in my .emacs.  I forgot that I had upgraded emacs and org was now
>> integrated into emacs. I just changed org-6.xxx to org-7.01g to try  
>> out
>> the new version.  Odd things resulted.  It actually worked well  
>> enough
>> to do some work, but then I found occasional stuff that did not  
>> work.  I
>> used the brute force fix of just moving all the org-* files into a
>> temporary directory, thus slowing down the startup but ensuring  
>> that I
>> could test the new version without having headaches if I wanted to  
>> revert.
>>
>> There might be a better method than this.  It's probably worth
>> mentioning in the release notes.
>>
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- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2010-08-09 19:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-08-07 22:49 [PATCH] Fix org-indent-mode message when mode is refused Bernt Hansen
2010-08-09 15:16 ` Install warning for org-7 for forgetful users Robert Horn
2010-08-09 17:58   ` Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
2010-08-09 19:51     ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2010-08-09 19:53 ` [Accepted] Fix org-indent-mode message when mode is refused Carsten Dominik

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