[ESS] Does M-x package-install compile ESS's e-lisp?
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Feb 18 17:16:17 CET 2013
>>>>> Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com>
>>>>> on Wed, 13 Feb 2013 00:31:51 +0100 writes:
> The package from MELPA imports only lisp and etc directories and it
> *does* compile elisp files (I have just tried). Make is essential only
> for pdf/html/info stuff.
> I am personally not using this distribution but other people reported
> that it works. The missing info/ref-card can be solved on our side if
> we include a compiled version of those in the trunk. They actually used
> to be there till fairly recently. I think we should put these two back.
It's just wrong to have built (docu) files in the revision
control system sources.
I have no idea about MELPA yet, but why can't they work off the
ess tarball ?
We can change the format of the tarball if it helps them.
>>> James Jong <ribonucleico at gmail.com>
>>> on Tue, 12 Feb 2013 16:03:41 -0500 wrote:
>> I read on the documentation:
>> the following:
>> (OPTIONAL) COMPILING E-LISP:
>> Edit the default locations of LISPDIR, INFODIR and ETCDIR in Section 1 of
>> Makeconf (if you are using XEmacs, then edit the XEmacs subsection in
>> Section 1).
>> You can compile those files by:
>> make all
>> When that completes successfully, install the compiled files:
>> make install
>> My question is, does M-x package manager take care of this? I would imagine
>> the answer is no, but just in case.
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