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From: Ivan Kanis <banana@kanis.fr>
To: Bastien <bzg@gnu.org>
Cc: org mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: hard coded autoload file
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:55:55 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m0zjwl20ac.fsf@kanis.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87k3np7q8s.fsf@bzg.ath.cx> (Bastien's message of "Fri, 26 Apr 2013 08:36:19 +0200")

April, 26 at 8:36 Bastien wrote:

>> It sucks for me as I generate autoload with a different name. I made a
>> workaround so it's fine.
>
> Why do you generate autoloads with a different name?

I do my own packaging. I started before ELPA and el-get existed. I was
dissatisfied with the Debian way.

Now I am still doing it to keep third-party packages in sync with my
three computers.

>> I think it would be better engineered no to have this stuff
>> repeated at the end of each file.
>
> We follow the Calc exemple here: .el files for which autoloads need to
> be in Emacs loaddefs.el don't have this local variable set, and files
> for which autoloads are put into org-loaddefs.el do have this
> variable.

OK, I didn't know that Emacs has two autoload files. It makes sense now.

> I can imagine some ad hoc function putting the autoloads were they
> belong, but this would be ad hoc.  I guess you'll have first to
> explain why the current setup is problematic.  

There is no need to waste anymore time on this. I have a workaround.
-- 
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those
who have not got it.
    -- George Bernard Shaw

      reply	other threads:[~2013-04-26  7:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-25 17:53 Ivan Kanis
2013-04-26  6:36 ` Bastien
2013-04-26  7:55   ` Ivan Kanis [this message]

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